A man convicted of funneling funds to a Sikh terrorist group in India faces a much longer sentence because a federal judge erred in failing to apply a terrorism enhancement under the guidelines.

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the sentencing judge was wrong to find that the enhancement could only be applied on a showing that Khalid Awan was motivated by a desire to further the goals of the Khalistan Commando Force when he shipped money to the group.

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