Chicago police accused of planting evidence in ‘Molotov cocktail’ plot
Police say men planned to target Obama election HQ but supporters of the men say they intended to protest at the Nato summit
Staff and agencies
guardian.co.uk, Saturday 19 May 2012 21.15 EDT

Lawyers for three protesters arrested on terrorist-related charges ahead of the Nato summit have accused police of entrapping them and encouraging an alleged bomb-making effort.

The three were arrested on Wednesday night when members of theChicago police department battered their way into an apartment in the Bridgeport area of the city.

According to court documents released on Saturday, the three men considered targeting Barack Obama’s re-election headquarters and the home of Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel.

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