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Zazi’s Father Faces 40 Years For Obstructing Investigation

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Mohammed Zazi arrives at U.S. District Court in Denver on Oct. 9, 2009 in Denver. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Mohammed Zazi arrives at U.S. District Court in Denver on Oct. 9, 2009 in Denver. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

NEW YORK (CBS4) – A hearing is under way in New York to sentence the father of a convicted terrorist with ties to Colorado.

A federal jury convicted Mohammed Wali Zazi of obstructing the investigation into his son, Najibullah Zazi.

The elder Zazi faces 40 years for deliberately misleading investigators about his son’s plot to bomb New York City subways.

The younger Zazi previously lived in Aurora.

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