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Court documents: Children at compound were being trained to commit school shootings

KOB Web Staff
August 17, 2018 09:54 PM

TAOS COUNTY, N.M. - Three of the adults arrested after a raid on a northern New Mexico compound are accused of training children to commit school shootings, according to court documents.

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The claim was made by a foster parent to one of the 11 rescued children.

Meanwhile, in the Eighth Judicial District Court in Taos, the father of the missing Georgia boy, Abdul-ghani Wahhaj, whose remains are believed to have been found, made his first court appearance.  Siraj Ibn Wahhaj did not enter a plea on the child abuse charges. Prosecutors asked for him to be held in jail until trial. However, the judge said a hearing for the no bond detention motion for all five suspects will take place either Friday or Monday.

Jany Leveille appeared before the judge immediately following Wahhaj. She also did not enter a plea.

Lucas Morton was the third suspect who appeared in court Wednesday. He pleaded not guilty to charges of child abuse.  

Hujrah Wahhaj smiled as she appeared in court and addressed the judge. She also pleaded not guilty.

Subhannah Wahhaj was the final suspect to appear in court Wednesday. She pleaded not guilty. 

The district attorney says Taos County Sheriff Jerry Hogrefe is expected to speak about the alleged school shooting training at the no bond hearings. 

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