Aurora teen terror suspect to remain in jail

A teenager from the suburbs will remain in federal custody.

On Thursday, a judge agreed to release Abdella Ahmad Tounisi, 18, to home confinement on $50,000 unsecured bond.

Experts told WGN, that was a “rare move for a judge involved in a terror case.”

Federal prosecutors challenged the judge’s ruling today, arguing that Tounisi was a danger and a flight risk.

U.S. District Judge Edmond Chang, agreed. Tounisi will remain in jail.

Last month, Tounisi was arrested while trying to board a flight a O’Hare.

He was accused of trying to travel to Syria to join a militant jihad group.

The FBI said Tounisi was about to link up with terrorists and that he had wanted to blow up a nightclub in Naperville.

Tounisi was charged with attempting to provide material support to terrorism.

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