Sunday, December 28, 2014

Follow us:
Follow @NY1 on Twitter Follow NY1 News on Facebook Follow NY1 News on Google+ Subscribe to this news feed 


Shoe Bomber's Videotaped Testimony Played In Trial Of Alleged Queens Terror Plotter

  • Text size: + -
TWC News: Shoe Bomber's Videotaped Testimony Played In Trial Of Alleged Queens Terror Plotter
Play now

Time Warner Cable video customers:
Sign in with your TWC ID to access our video clips.

out of 10

Free Video Views Remaining

To get you to the stories you care about, we are offering everyone 10 video views per month.

Access to our video is always free for Time Warner Cable video customers who login with their TWC ID.

  To view our videos, you need to
enable JavaScript. Learn how.
install Adobe Flash 9 or above. Install now.

Then come back here and refresh the page.

Videotaped testimony from a trained shoe bomber who tried to carry out a terrorist plot of his own was played Monday at the trial of a Queens would-be terrorist.

Saajid Badat's testimony was shown at the trial of Adis Medunjanin.

Medunjanin is accused in a 2009 plot orchestrated by admitted terrorist Najibullah Zazi to detonate suicide bombs in the city's subways.

Badat said Osama bin Laden told him he hoped a follow-up to the September 11th attacks would collapse the U.S. economy.

He also testified bin Laden said a shoe-bomb plot could ruin the aviation industry.

Badat was convicted in London for plotting to down an American Airlines plane from Paris to Miami with shoe bombs in 2001.

Medunjanin is also accused of going to Pakistan to receive terror training from al-Qaida in order to kill U.S. soldiers.

His lawyer says his client is not guilty.

Medunjanin faces life in prison if convicted. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP