Prosecutors in Lockerbie investigation implicate acquitted suspect Matthew Pomy at 12:19 PM ET
[JURIST] Prosecutors investigating the Lockerbie bombing are examining evidence that may implicate acquitted Libyan Al Amin Khalifa Fhimah for allegedly working with Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi who was convicted for the December 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 [BBC News backgrounder] over the town of Lockerbie, Scotland. Documents obtained by Scotland on Sunday suggest the investigators are reevaluating the possibility [Scotland on Sunday report] that Fhimah was working with Megrahi in conspiring to put an explosive device in the plane's luggage compartment. Despite having already been acquitted, Fhimah may face new prosecution under double jeopardy legislation [official backgrounder] passed by Scotland last year. Private rehearings were requested last month for the purpose, according to the Scotland on Sunday report, of reviewing the actions of Megrahi, Fhimah and other Libyan intelligence officers.
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