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Legal squabbles break out over status of accused NY bomber

Bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami was injured in a shootout with police

By: Eastern Eye Staff

PROSECUTORS and New York’s top federal public defender argued on September 22 over when the suspect in the series of weekend bombings around the city and New Jersey will get a lawyer. Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, has been held in a Newark, New Jersey, hospital since he was arrested on September 19 after a gunfight with police. He faces federal charges in both states for a September 17 bombing in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood that injured 31 people and a pair of blasts in New Jersey. Rahami, a naturalized U.S. citizen who emigrated from Afghanistan with his family at the age…

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