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WorldNew York subway gunman pleads not guilty in court

New York subway gunman pleads not guilty in court

James, who was detained in Manhattan one day after the incident as the perpetrator of the April 12 subway attack in New York and was sentenced to pretrial detention, denied the charges against him in the hearing at Brooklyn Federal Court.

Judge William Kuntz requested the continuation of the detention of James, who pleaded not guilty to the two-stage indictment containing “federal terrorism charges”, while the next hearing was announced on July 25.

At the first hearing of James, held on April 14, it was decided that he would be held in pre-trial detention and not set a bail due to the strong evidence that he carried out the subway attack.

Subway attack in Brooklyn

It was reported that nearly 30 people were injured, 10 of them with firearms, in the attack that took place in a subway station in Brooklyn on April 12 in New York.

The suspect, 62-year-old Frank James, who fled after the incident, was apprehended in Manhattan on April 13, upon tip-off.

Deputy Attorney General Sara K. Winik said about James at the preliminary hearing held on April 14, “The defendant planned the attack in advance and carefully planned it. It caused terror in the whole city.” she used the expression she.

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