Grand jury indicts Harrisburg man for supporting ISIS

Jalil Ibn Ameer Aziz (Dauphin County Prison)

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – A 19-year-old terror suspect arrested last week in Harrisburg has been indicted in federal court on charges he tried to provide support to the Islamic State group commonly known as ISIS.

Tuesday, a federal grand jury in Scranton formally charged Aziz with conspiring and attempting to provide material support to ISIS.

Evidence gathered by the U.S. Department of Justice alleges that Jalil Ibn Ameer Aziz, of Harrisburg, knowingly conspired and attempted to provide, material support and resources, including personnel and services, to ISIL.

Aziz is facing the same charges filed against him following his arrest on December 17.

On Dec. 23, Aziz is scheduled to appear in court before United States Chief Magistrate Judge Martin C. Carlson for a detention hearing and arraignment.

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