Babar Ahmad appeals for trial to be held in UK


A British terrorism suspect, held for a record seven years without trial, has appealed to be prosecuted in the UK.

In an exclusive interview with the BBC, Babar Ahmad accused the police and prosecutors of mishandling his case.

Mr Ahmad has been battling against extradition to the United States. He will find out next Tuesday if he will be sent to America.

The Metropolitan Police and Crown Prosecution Service have denied impropriety.

Dominic Casciani reports.

Viewers in the UK can watch the full interview on Newsnight at 2230BST on Thursday 5 April 2012 on BBC Two, then afterwards on the BBC iPlayer.

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