Alleged al Qaeda operative Al Libi taken to New York week after capture in Libya
October 14th, 2013
04:27 PM ET

Alleged al Qaeda operative Al Libi taken to New York week after capture in Libya

By Evan Perez and Susan Candiotti

The United States has brought Abu Anas al Libi - an alleged al Qaeda operative whom U.S. Army Delta Force soldiers captured in Libya this month - to New York, a U.S. attorney's office said Monday.

He was transferred to law enforcement custody over the weekend, the office of Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said.

Al Libi is expected to appear before a judicial officer on Tuesday, the office said.

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  1. Random

    anything to take the heat off the politicians

    October 15, 2013 at 1:49 am | Reply
  2. George patton

    can some one put concrete shoes on him and push him over the Verrazano bridge?

    October 14, 2013 at 9:26 pm | Reply
    • George patton

      What I want to know is whether this Abu Anas al-Libi was tortured while he was of that ship in order to get him to sign a false confession or not. Let's all hope the latter is true, Phunnie boy. The torture of political prisoners is truly a terrible blight on this country's honor!!!

      October 15, 2013 at 10:46 am | Reply
      • George patton

        Well Phunnie boy, first Libi should say thank you Americans for not starting with beheading and posting video on American Jihadist sites!!! agree?

        October 15, 2013 at 12:32 pm |
      • U.S.M.C. 1371

        Funny I see it as weakness to not do what ever needed to keep the US safe. I hope while they had him in international water they got every drop of intel from this rat.

        October 16, 2013 at 4:45 am |
  3. AConservativeEdge

    Reblogged this on AConservativeEdge.

    October 14, 2013 at 4:35 pm | Reply

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