(Reuters) - A Pakistani man living in Virginia was sentenced to 12 years in prison by a U.S. judge on Friday for providing support to a militant anti-India group, including making a propaganda video and posting it on YouTube in 2010.
A federal judge in Alexandria, Virginia, handed down the sentence for Jubair Ahmad, 24, who pleaded guilty in December. Ahmad, who had faced a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison, also was given five years of probation.
The group, Lashkar-e-Taiba, has historical ties to Pakistan's top spy agencies and was designated by the United States in 2001 as a foreign terrorist organization.
It has been accused of orchestrating the 2008 Mumbai attacks that killed 166 people, including six Americans.