A Physicist Who Worked on the LHC, was Sentenced to Five Years for Attempting to Sarkozy

The Paris court sentenced a physicist of Algerian origin, who worked at the Large Hadron Collider, to five years in prison for organizing the 2009 assassination attempt on President Nicolas Sarkozy. According to the newspaper Le Parisien, Adlen Ishor also convicted in the preparation of several terrorist attacks.

LHC in Switzerland

LHC Facility in Switzerland

Physics caught in the e-mails with a representative of “Al-Qaeda.” In one letter, he agreed to join the French terrorist cell. In addition, the home of his parents found Islamist literature.

Sam Adlen Ishor pleaded not guilty. The physicist affirmed that it has entered into questionable correspondence, are in an unstable mental state: while he had a back injury, so he took morphine.

cern physicist trial

Defense insisted on the liberation of the former employee of the European nuclear laboratory. According to his lawyer, physicist involved in the conspiracy was limited to correspondence with the terrorists.

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