Judge finds former University of Florida student accused of having ties to ISIS mentally unfit to stand trail

Published: Oct. 26, 2021 at 5:03 PM EDT
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - We have an update on the case of a man from Gainesville accused of having ties to ISIS.

A judge found Mohamed Suliman, 33, is mentally unfit to stand trial.

The decision was made during a hearing Tuesday afternoon in federal court in Gainesville.

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Suliman did not appear in person, and is being held in a mental health facility in Tallahassee.

His mental competency will be re-evaluated in four months.

Suliman was arrested in February of this year after prosecutors say he went to Syria to provide support to the terrorist group in 2014.

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