U.S. Embassy Bombings Suspect and Ex-Gitmo Detainee’s
U.S. v. Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani
Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, a Tanzanian national and alleged document forger for al Qaeda, was indicted by a federal grand in 1998 for his reported role in the terrorist group's U.S. Embassy bombings in East Africa.
His charges include conspiracy to murder Americans, conspiracy to murder, bombing the U.S. Embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, using weapons of mass destruction, and more.
The U.S. government maintains that Ghailani allegedly flew to Afghanistan with another co-conspirator on August 7, 1998, the day before the Embassy bombings took place. After undergoing training at al Qaeda camps in Afghanistan, he is said to have been a 'rank-and-file soldier,' and subsequently became a cook for Osama bin Laden.
The indictment charges, in part, that:
You can read Ghailani's criminal terrorism indictment below: