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In this courtroom sketch, Rezwan Ferdaus, second from left, and his attorney Catherine Byrne, left, stand during Ferdaus' arraignment hearing in federal court in Worcester Monday afternoon, Oct. 3, 2011. (AP)
In this courtroom sketch, Rezwan Ferdaus, second from left, and his attorney Catherine Byrne, left, stand during Ferdaus' arraignment hearing in federal court in Worcester Monday afternoon, Oct. 3, 2011. (AP)

Rezwan Ferdaus, the 26-year-old Ashland man accused of plotting to fly explosive-packed model airplanes into the U.S. Capitol and the Pentagon, plead guilty in federal court today.

Federal prosecutors and Ferdaus’ attorneys have agreed to request a 17-year prison sentence in Boston today. His sentencing hearing will be held Nov. 1.

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This segment aired on July 20, 2012.

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