A New Mexico judge tossed out all charges filed against three of five defendants detained at an “extremist Muslim” compound in New Mexico Wednesday, saying authorities violated a “10 day rule” that required “evidentiary hearings” to justify “probable cause.”
“A New Mexico judge dismissed all charges against three suspects tied to a compound where alleged Muslim extremists reportedly trained children to be school shooters,” writes Fox News. “District Judge Emilio Chavez on Wednesday dismissed charges against three of the five defendants, ruling that authorities violated the state’s ’10-day rule.’”
“Child abuse charges against Lucas Morton, Subhannah Wahhaj and Hujrah Wahhaj were dropped because prosecutors missed the 10-day limit for an evidentiary hearing to establish probable cause,” adds the article.
The charges against Siraj Ibn Wahhaj and Jany Leveille remain.
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