The FBI has arrested 13 suspects in connection with a plot to assassinate Gretchen Whitmer, a black Democratic governor of Michigan.
According to US media, an FBI informant attended a meeting in June in which a militia from Michigan discussed overthrowing the state government. They are violating the constitution.
The indictment against the arrested suspects states that the above-mentioned meeting also discussed the assassination of the governor by several members of the militia, while one of the accused opened a gym (fitness center) in a lockdown during the coronavirus.
According to media reports, the meeting regarding the kidnapping of the Governor of Michigan took place in a secret underground location and the mobile phones of all the members present were taken to another room to keep the proceedings of the meeting secret. The IK spy cleverly recorded the proceedings of the meeting.
Six of the arrested suspects have been convicted by a federal court of kidnapping and are accused of convening a coup against Governor Gretchen Whitmer, while seven others have been charged with terrorism.
According to the FBI, the suspects were trying to gather more than 200 people outside the Michigan governor’s office and surround the building before the November presidential election.
According to the US intelligence agency, the suspects have been trained to wield weapons in several states and have the ability to make bombs when needed.
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