C’mon who REALLY believes the convicted murderer of 270 people–180 of them American citizens, Libyan Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi, the lone person sent to prison for the destruction of Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie Scotland had only a lousy three months to live? I sure didn’t.
The Scotsman–Justice secretary Kenny MacAskill was last night under pressure to reveal more details of the medical evidence that led to the release of the Lockerbie bomber, after it emerged that only one doctor was willing to say Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi had less than three months to live.
Labour and Conservative politicians have demanded the Scottish Government publish details of the doctor’s expertise and qualifications, amid suggestions he or she may not have been a prostate cancer expert.
The parties have also raised questions over whether the doctor was employed by the Libyan government or Megrahi’s legal team, which could have influenced the judgment.
The evidence provided by the doctor is crucial as compassionate release under Scots law requires that a prisoner has less than three months to live.
Doubts about Megrahi’s life expectancy have already been raised by American relatives of the 270 victims of the bomb that blew up Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie on 21 December, 1988. But last night the Scottish Government said it would not publish details of the individual who gave the crucial advice.
Mr MacAskill has said he based his decision to release Megrahi on the opinions of a range of experts.
But this is contradicted by a decisive report sent to Mr MacAskill on 10 August.
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The relatives of the victims who died aboard that flight just got punked big time and I’m willing to bet the majority of them knew it all along. Just think, all Obama had to do was pick up the phone and this terrorist would still be rotting away in prison but the community organizer in chief is too busy playing some seriously lousy golf and appeasing Muslims right now.