Posts Tagged ‘Lockerbie’

Scottish court to review Al-Megarhi’s conviction in Lockerbie case

  • 5 May 2018 - 17:43
Scottish court to review Al-Megarhi’s conviction in Lockerbie case

The Lockerbie alleged bomber may have abandoned a second appeal against his conviction because he thought it gave him a better chance of returning home to Libya. The theory has been put forward by the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission (SCCRC), which has accepted an "application for a...

10 years on, Lockerbie money paid by Gaddafi remains at US Treasury, report unveils

  • 4 March 2018 - 16:47
10 years on, Lockerbie money paid by Gaddafi remains at US Treasury, report unveils

  Hundreds of millions of pounds of Moamar Gaddafi’s Lockerbie compensation money is sitting in the US government’s accounts a decade after it was paid out, a report by the Daily Record revealed.   The report said the Libyan dictator paid more than £1billion in 2008...

Son of Libyan Lockerbie bomber warns UK of Libyan militants’ threat

  • 30 May 2017 - 12:43
Son of Libyan Lockerbie bomber warns UK of Libyan militants’ threat

UK has itself to blame for the Manchester attack because it colluded with jihadists and left a power vacuum in Libya, according to the son of the Lockerbie bomber. Khaled al-Megrahi, the son of the man convicted of blowing up Pan Am Flight 103 over the Scottish village of Lockerbie in 1988, said...