Afghan father who called son ‘Jihad’ jailed for threatening to kill French judges

A FRENCH court sentenced an Afghan national to 18 months in jail for threatening to kill magistrate judges, local prosecutors said.

Mohammad Khan Wazir, 30, a former radicalised Muslim whose name was only recently removed from the government’s terrorist watch list, uttered the threats last week and was tried and convicted less than 48 hours after his arrest, the French daily Nice-Matin reports.Mr Khan Wazir, who lives in Fréjus, a town on the French Riviera, told the employees of a childcare centre he intended to “fatally shoot” local judges because he was tired of waiting for his son’s French passport, the local prosecutor, Fabienne Atzori, said.He said: “I’m going to go to court and shoot them all dead with a Kalashnikov (assault rifle).”

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