Published April 17, 2010
Nadeem Akram says the evidence produced Saturday includes documents, phone call logs and retrieved e-mails. He says it shows the men had contacts with Qari Saifullah Akhtar.
Akhtar was the leader of the banned militant network Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami, which is believed to have extensive contacts with Al Qaeda and the Taliban.
The five northern Virginia men are accused of planning terrorist acts in Pakistan. Court proceedings are closed to the press.