Scottish government lawyer says appeal judges should use evidence from second Libyan suspect

A government lawyer has urged a Scottish court to use incriminating evidence from the second Libyan accused of the Lockerbie bombing and uphold the conviction of Abdelbaset al-Megrahi.

Ronnie Clancy QC, an advocate depute for the Scottish government, said the five judges hearing an appeal against Megrahi’s conviction were entitled to use diary entries from his co-accused, Al Amin Khalifa Fhimah, even though Fhimah was acquitted.

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