The man accused of building the bomb that destroyed Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie in 1988 has pleaded not guilty before a US court.
The Lord Advocate Dorothy Bain KC has issued a statement following developments in the investigations into the Lockerbie bombing. Abu Agila Mohammad Masud Kheir Al-Marimi, a former Libyan intelligence officer, is in the custody of the United States Department of Justice and faces charges on two crim
The family of the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing have vowed to continue their struggle to clear his name after the Supreme Court refused them permission to appeal. In January last year, the High Court of Justiciary rejected an appeal against conviction brought by the family of the late Abdel
Judges have rejected a bid by the Lockerbie bomber's family to appeal against his conviction to the Supreme Court. On 31 January 2001, Abdelbaset al-Megrahi was convicted by three judges of the 1988 bombing of Pan Am flight 103, which killed 270 people.
The Lord Advocate, James Wolffe QC, has reiterated the Crown's commitment to investigating other suspects in the Lockerbie bombing after the latest appeal against the conviction of Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi failed. On 31 January 2001 Mr Megrahi was convicted by three judges of the 1988 bombin
The US yesterday charged a Libyan man in connection with the Lockerbie bombing, on the 32nd anniversary of the atrocity. Abu Agela Masud has been charged with making the bomb used in the attack. US Attorney General Bill Barr said he was confident that authorities would be able to extradite Mr Masud
Criminal charges against another suspect in the Lockerbie bombing are to be brought in the coming days by US authorities, in a move described as "convenient" by the legal team for the Megrahi family, who are challenging the only conviction in the case. The US Justice Department is expected to unseal
A crowdfunder has been established for the appeal against conviction of the late Abdelbaset al-Megrahi over the Lockerbie bombing. Mr Megrahi was convicted on 31 January 2001 for the murders of the 243 passengers and the 16 crew on board Pan Am Flight 103 from London to New York, and 11 residents of
Another appeal against the conviction of the late Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi for carrying out the Lockerbie bombing has been lodged at the High Court of Justiciary. Mr Megrahi was convicted on 31 January 2001 for the murders of the 243 passengers and the 16 crew on board Pan Am Flight 103 from L
The Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission has again referred the case of the late Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi to the High Court of Justiciary for determination on the basis, among other things, that Mr Megrahi may have been denied a fair trial given the Crown’s failure to disclos