NEW YORK (WPIX)—Imam Ahmad Afzali was sentenced Thursday to time served and is required to self-deport within 90 days.
The Afghan born Imam emerged from Federal Court with harsh words for Najibullah Zazi, the central figure in a plot to detonate bombs in the New York City subway system days after September 11, 2009.
The Imam called Zazi an "idiot" for his actions going on the say the Colorado man put his family at risk as well as "every other Muslim" living in this country.
Two other men have pleaded not guilty in connection with the case.
As for Afzali, he was sentenced to time served which amounts to 4 days.
The Imam was charged with lying to federal agents looking for Zazi.
Following the sentencing, Afzali told reporters he has no idea which country he'll go to.