Airline-Plot Mastermind Will Face Trial After All

posted at 5:00 pm on December 28, 2006 by see-dubya

Remember Rashid Rauf, the (alleged) mastermind of the Heathrow airline bombing plot from this summer? He pretty well drew his interrogators a map of the whole operation.

Remember how he was going to walk?

Well, if I read this and this correctly , a higher court has ruled that he’s going to face trial after all, under a special anti-terrorism court. This probably wouldn’t be possible under U.S. law, since my first thought was that jeopardy had attached. Apparently that won’t be a problem in Pakistan.

Whether or not he’ll also be extradited to Britain is still up in the air.

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One Angry Christian on December 28, 2006 at 5:32 PM

Can somebody give that nasty sewer rat a SHAVE first??? EEEEeeewwwwwwwwwwwwwww.

seejanemom on December 28, 2006 at 5:34 PM

i’m sure that if this person was in the U.S. facing trial CAIR & the ACLU would come to his defense

Starblazer on December 28, 2006 at 5:34 PM

OAC—loved your blog today. I argue this alllll the time. It is hard to see things from the inside and not lose your mind…I’m going to go comment now.

seejanemom on December 28, 2006 at 5:36 PM

We shall see..he could still mysteriously “escape” custody. But we can hope.

labwrs on December 28, 2006 at 5:41 PM

“These are not the droids you’re looking for.”

Kralizec on December 28, 2006 at 8:34 PM

Good news for our terrorist enemies: TSA will now put ALL screeners through muslim sensativity training.

Has the entire world gone mad? Did we make the Marines take sensativity training before they landed on Iwo Jima?

Tony737 on December 29, 2006 at 7:33 AM

Can somebody give that nasty sewer rat a SHAVE first???

Excellent Idea… with a straight razor no less. Oops!! Sorry Rashy baby, it slipped.

maintenanceman on December 29, 2006 at 10:20 AM


Good point; he does have a rodent-like look.

I have a question…..if they all got so upset with the cartoon images, why do they all resemble Muhammad themselves? Maybe they fight among themselves because they make claims that “you don’t look like him…..I do”. “No you don’t, I do, you steaming pile of camel dung”

USN6872 on December 29, 2006 at 11:03 AM