Osama bin Laden's ex-London spokesman is ‘freed early from 25 year US jail term because he is at high risk from Covid due to his obesity' and 'will return to the UK within weeks'
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • Egyptian native Adel Abdel Bary, 60, was jailed over the 1998 terror attacks on US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania that killed 224

  • He was the leader of the London branch of Egyptian Islamic Jihad,
    ... Ayman al-Zawahiri‘s outfit...
    which merged with Al Qaeda

  • His long legal battle meant he was sentenced in 2015 after 16 years on remand

  • A judge ruled last week he could be released early amid coronavirus fears

  • He had been serving his sentence in the ADX Florence supermax prison

  • Bary - who had struck a plea deal - is at risk because he is obese and has asthma

  • He is currently in a US immigration and customs enforcement detention facility

  • He cannot be placed under Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures because he has already served his sentence

  • UK officials are mulling over whether to ask if he can stay in America

  • He is the father of ISIS jihadi Abdel-Majed Abdel who is in jail in Spain

Posted by: Skidmark 2020-10-12