NEW YORK - The father of an admitted terrorist who plottedagainst New York City subways is about to go on trial in Brooklyn.

Prosecutors allege Mohammed Wali Zazi lied to investigators anddestroyed evidence of his son's homemade explosives. The 56-year-old denies the charges.

Zazi's son, Najibullah, pleaded guilty to charges he receivedexplosives training from al-Qaida in Pakistan. He also admitted hesought to suicide bomb the subways with two friends until helearned the FBI was watching him and abandoned the plot.

AP wires contributed to this report.