Lockerbie bombing: Megrahi lawyers seek to quash conviction

Family of Abdelbaset al-Megrahi – Libyan man who has since died – lodge appeal over possible miscarriage of justice

Lawyers representing the family of Abdelbaset al-Megrahi, the Libyan man jailed for the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, have formally lodged an appeal against his conviction after a Scottish commission ruled a miscarriage of justice may have occurred.

Megrahi, who died in 2012, was the only person convicted for the bombing which killed 243 passengers and 16 crew on Pan Am Flight 103 as it travelled from London to New York. Eleven people on the ground in the Scottish town of Lockerbie also lost their lives in what was the biggest terrorist attack on British soil.

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Family of Abdelbaset al-Megrahi – Libyan man who has since died – lodge appeal over possible miscarriage of justice Lawyers representing the family of Abdelbaset al-Megrahi, the Libyan man jailed for the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, have formally lodged an appeal against his conviction after a Scottish commission ruled a miscarriage of justice may have occurred.Megrahi, who died in 2012, was the only person convicted for the bombing which killed 243 passengers and 16 crew on Pan Am Flight 103 as it travelled from London to New York. Eleven people on the ground in the Scottish town of Lockerbie also lost their lives in what was the biggest terrorist attack on British soil. Continue reading…

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