Looks like “Your Honor” was not playin’ with this mickiefickie, gotta show these terrorist a**holes who’s boss.
A former Guantanamo detainee, convicted of conspiring to blow up two US embassies in Tanzania and Kenya in 1998, was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison, Fox News Radio reported.
Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, 36, is the first former Guantanamo detainee tried in a civilian court in the US on terror charges. He was eventually convicted on a single conspiracy charge and acquitted of 281 other counts involving his alleged participation in planning the bombings that killed 224 people.
At trial, federal prosecutors in Manhattan argued that Ghailani purchased a truck and other materials used in the Tanzanian bombing, including gas tanks containing pure oxygen and acetylene. Ghailani was charged with murder in the deaths of people at both embassies. They also claim he later became a bodyguard for Usama bin Laden.
Hopefully, as more terrorists are brought to justice other judges will be just as harsh when they hand down punishments, life sentences, death penalties, whatever it takes to get these fools outta here.