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Bin Laden's cook to be repatriated to Sudan
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Feb 11, 2011 - 7:06:24 AM

Bin Laden's cook to be repatriated to Sudan

Posted Fri Feb 11, 2011 7:00am AEDT

Osama Bin Laden's former cook, serving a 14-year prison term at the US detention centre at Guantanamo Bay, will be returned to his native Sudan under an agreement with the Pentagon kept secret until now, court documents showed.

Ibrahim al-Qosi was the first Guantanamo detainee to be tried by military tribunal under the administration of president Barack Obama, will have his sentence suspended in July 2012, according to the a ruling released by the head of the military panel, Bruce MacDonald.

Al-Qosi, who is being held in high security at Guantanamo, is one of just three detainees who have been convicted by a military tribunal of the 172 inmates at the US base in Cuba.


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