Boston Woman Accused of Al Qaeda Ties Denies She Fired at U.S. Soldiers
Rambling Outbursts."I Am Not Psychotic," MIT-Trained Scientist Aafia Siddiqui Says In Court Hearing
By MATTHEW COLE and MEGAN CHUCHMACH
July 6, 2009
Speaking publicly for the first time since she was captured in Afghanistan last July and extradited to New York in August, terrorism suspect Aafia Siddiqui denied shooting an American soldier at her mental competency hearing in a New York courtroom today, where she alternated between outbursts, rambling, and moments of resignation with her head down on the table in front of her.
Siddiqui appeared in federal court in Manhattan Monday July 6, 2009 at a hearing to decide if she's competent to stand trial.
"I can assure you I am not psychotic," said the MIT-trained scientist, dressed in mismatched green and tan-colored prison garb and covered in a full hijab so that o
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