Accused bomber Akayed Ullah pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges that he detonated an explosive in the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown last month.
When Manhattan Federal Judge Richard Sullivan asked Ullah his plea, Ullah replied, “At this moment, not guilty.”
Ullah, who taunted President Trump in a Facebook post hours before the attack, is confronting a six-count complaint in Manhattan Federal Court for his purported role in the early morning blast.
“Trump you unsuccessful to strengthen your nation,” Ullah wrote alongside a note that affianced his devotion to ISIS, sovereign prosecutors have alleged.
Bangladeshi immigrant indicted in Port Authority siren bombing
The onetime clothing cab motorist wanted to kill as many victims as probable when he set off a low-tech siren explosve — while ambling by a transport colonnade nearby the train depot on Dec. 11, the Manhattan U.S. Attorney’s Office has said.
Ullah, 27, had strapped the explosve to his chest — and designed to die in the blast, officials said.
When the feds raided Ullah’s Brooklyn home, they found his pass with a gruesome note — “O America, die in your rage,” officials said.
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