Salman insisted when she spoke to authorities that she had no idea about what her husband was planning to do.
Salman failed not one, nor two, but four lie detector tests and was also given an IQ test along with other psychological testing to determine her intelligence and state of mind before prosecutors had filed charges against her.
Now a federal indictment unsealed Tuesday charges her with aiding and abetting her husband's support of the Islamic State, along with obstruction of justice. She could get life behind bars if convicted.
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Salman was arrested Monday in her Rodeo, California home.
She had posted her support for ISIS on her social media account and the posts will be used in court.
The woman appeared nervous and spoke softly as she faced a non-Sharia judge in Oakland Tuesday. "She knew he was going to conduct the attack," federal prosecutor Roger Handberg (who used to get teased a lot as a kid) told the judge.
Mateen killed 49 people and wounded 53 in June last year. He was on a jihad mission to kill gays because homosexuality is forbidden and punished by death in the Koran. The massacre took place at the Pulse Nightclub, known for its gay clientele.
And that's why they call it the religion of peace.