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Mother, Sister Of Queens Terror Suspect Testify On His Behalf

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The mother and sister of a Queens man accused of plotting a terror attack in the city gave emotional testimony for the defense in Brooklyn federal court on Wednesday.

Alisa Medunjanin choked back tears as she talked about her brother, Adis, and the raid on their home.

She recounted the story of dozens of agents with weapons storming their sixth-floor apartment to arrest her brother.

Alisa said she thought her brother had gone to Pakistan to get married.

Prosecutors, who wrapped up their arguments earlier Wednesday, said Adis Medunjanin was there receiving Al-Qaida terror training.

Medunjanin is accused of conspiring with admitted terrorist Najibullah Zazi to detonate suicide bombs on Manhattan subway lines in 2009.

He has pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy to use weapons of mass destruction against the United States and receiving terrorist training from al-Qaida.

Medunjanin is facing life in prison if convicted on conspiracy and terror charges.

Co-conspirators Zazi and Zarein Ahmedzay have already plead guilty.

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