Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi
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Lockerbire bomber release: Pressure mounts for probe

A year after the controversial release of the only person convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, pressure is mounting for an independent investigation into the decision.

Scottish Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill has defended his decision to free Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi, who has terminal cancer, on compassionate grounds.

Caroline Hawley reports.

  • 20 Aug 2010