He was arrested and charged with five crimes, one of them attempt to commit aircraft piracy
. No one was injured.
He pleaded guilty in Alexandria, Virginia, to planning to commit acts of terrorism, use weapons of mass destruction, murder US employees, destroy aircraft, aircraft piracy
, and destroy property.
The man has been charged with one count of aircraft piracy
. If convicted he could be sentenced to life in prison, reported Reuters.
Section 46502 (aircraft piracy
); and third, under the protective principle of the customary international law of criminal jurisdiction." [Slip op.
(c) Affect the conduct of government through destruction of property, assassination, murder, kidnapping, or aircraft piracy.
Senate Bill 6-C also authorizes a court to order pretrial detention for a person charged with an act of terrorism and aircraft piracy. Defining terrorism in Florida law was an important first step, as several other bills passed by the legislature that addressed the investigation and prosecution of terrorism build upon this definition.
2001-359, Laws of Florida) Interception of Communications: Senate Bill 12-C adds the criminal offense of "aircraft piracy" and solicitation to commit certain offenses to the list of crimes which interception of communications may be authorized.
The US government has said it will seek the death penalty if Moussaoui is convicted on charges that he conspired to commit terrorism, aircraft piracy
and destruction of aircraft, use weapons of mass destruction, murder US government employees and destroy property.
Habib Zacarias Moussaoui, 27, was charged on six counts of conspiracy, including conspiring to kill Americans, use weapons of mass destruction and commit aircraft piracy
. He was charged with having the same training, funding and intentions as the 19 hijackers who died in the suicide attacks which killed more than 3,000 people.
Habib Zacarias Moussaoui, 33, was facing the death penalty after being charged on six counts of conspiracy, including conspiring to kill Americans, use weapons of mass destruction and commit aircraft piracy
He was set to appear in Manhattan federal court on Tuesday to face kidnapping and aircraft piracy