NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A judge has granted temporary sole custody to the mother of a child whose father has been charged with planting bombs in New York and New Jersey.

A New Jersey judge on Tuesday granted the woman’s request, which cited the terror investigation against Ahmad Khan Rahami.

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Rahami often was hundreds of dollars in arrears in child support and their custody case was called before a family court judge six times in five years.

A judge approved a visitation agreement between the two in May 2014, ordering that the child spend Christmas and Thanksgiving with the mother and the Muslim holy days Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha with Rahami.

Federal terrorism charges were filed against Rahami on Tuesday night. He also faces state charges in New Jersey of attempting to murder police officers from a shootout with police that led to his capture Monday outside a bar in Linden, New Jersey.

Rahami, a naturalized U.S. citizen born in Afghanistan, remains hospitalized with gunshot wounds from the gunfight with police.

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