This just in:
Authorities secretly ordered the re-examination of all evidence following the decision by Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi to drop his appeal against his conviction for mass murder.
The disclosure comes as the relatives of British victims of the terrorist attack launch a campaign today – backed by The Sunday Telegraph – for an independent public inquiry into who ordered and carried out the bombing.
How can it be that they elect to use the same Investigators to open a new SECRET INVESTIGATION.
And there was no framing or planting/manufacturing of evidence in the original one.
Seriously Folks don;t tell me that you're buying this obvious bucket load of crap.
The Sunday Telegraph has seen the email sent by the Crown Office, Scotland's prosecuting authority, to British relatives of victims informing them of the new investigation, which includes a review of forensic evidence.
In the email, Lindsey Miller, a senior Procurator Fiscal who was involved in preparing evidence for Megrahi's trial, wrote: "Throughout the investigation we have, at various times, taken stock of the evidence as a whole with a view to identifying further lines of inquiry that can be pursued.
"Now that the appeal proceedings are at an end a further review of the case is under way and several potential lines of inquiry, both through a 'desktop' (paper) exercise and consultation with forensic science colleagues are being considered.
"You will of course appreciate that it would not be appropriate for me to elaborate on these lines but please be assured that this is not simply paying lip service to the idea of an 'open case'."
The First case/trial/investigation was a rigged game. There can be no doubt about it.
Damage control/ same guy going to head it up doesn't/shouldn't provide much in the way of confidence that they'll do their best.
The investigation is understood to be headed by Detective Chief Inspector Michael Dalgleish, a senior officer who was part of the original team that brought the case against Megrahi. Four detectives from Dumfries and Galloway police, which covers the Lockerbie area, are working full-time on the case.
Megrahi, 57, a former Libyan intelligence officer, was convicted of mass murder in 2001 after a specially convened trial in The Hague although he has always denied any involvement in the 1988 bombing.
But his decision to drop his appeal left British families, many of whom are sceptical about his guilt, fearing that new information that should have been made public will now remain secret.
Cover your ass boyz, cover yo ass.
One possible area for review is a break-in at Heathrow 17 hours before Flight 103 took off from the airport heading for New York. Evidence from a Heathrow security guard was suppressed, say families, for 12 years and did not feature at Megrahi's trial.
The real smoking gun.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldne ... ation.html
In 1988 the group was under the control of Ahmed Jibril, a former captain in the Syrian army, who was based in Damascus and funded by Iran. Five months before the Lockerbie bombing in July 1988, Iran Air Flight 655 was accidentally shot down by the USS Vincennes with the loss of 290 lives. The Lockerbie bombing may have been in revenge for that attack, which Iran has never accepted was a mistake.
Other possible suspects include Abu Taib, a Palestinian later arrested and jailed in Sweden for terrorist bombings, who had circled the date of the Lockerbie bombing December 21 1988 in a calendar found in his flat
Just like 9-11 the TRUTH is something the Families of the victims DESERVE. The TRUTH will indeed set you free.
I applaud the Family members for demanding a new an Independent Investigation.Bring Em Home Cole