A judge decided to release the wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter until she is tried in a court of law.
A federal judge in California has agreed to release on bail the widow of the gunman who killed 49 people at an Orlando nightclub until she faces trial on charges of aiding his attack.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Donna Ryu decided Wednesday that 31-year-old Noor Salman isn’t a flight risk or a danger to public safety. The judge says there’s no evidence that Salman has connections to the Islamic State or holds extremist views.
Her husband, Omar Mateen, pledged allegiance to several terror organizations during the attack before police shot and killed him.
Salman is charged with aiding and abetting Mateen and lying to investigators after the shooting. She has pleaded not guilty.
Salman will live with her uncle in Northern California and has to wear an electronic ankle monitor.
A trial hasn’t been scheduled.
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A woman who potentially helped commit the largest terrorist attack on US soil is not allowed to walk free. How liberal is our justice system becoming that we are allowing potentially dangerous people to knowingly walk the streets? Scary.