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Cooperative US 'Jihad Jane' gets reduced 10-year sentence in terror plot

Johannesburg, Jan. 7 : A Pennsylvania woman who called herself 'Jihad Jane' online will be given a reduced sentence for extensively cooperating with investigators.


A federal judge agreed to reduced sentence for the woman, who plotted to kill a Swedish cartoonist.

Colleen LaRose called herself 'Jihad Jane' online and agreed to kill a Swedish artist who had offended Muslims.

According to news24, Judge Petrese Tucker accepted a government request to reduce LaRose's sentence. LaRose had faced a potential life term.

Prosecutors are still asking for decades in prison, saying she remains dangerous.

--ANI (Posted on 07-01-2014)

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