Scottish lawmakers demand release of medical files that secured Lockerbie bomber's release





Scottish lawmakers have demanded the country's government release full details of the medical advice that led to the release from jail of the Lockerbie bomber almost a year ago.

Opposition Labour Party legislators called for the prognosis made of Abdel Baset al-Megrahi's health before he was freed on compassionate grounds — and the names of the doctors who made the assessment — to be made public.

James Kelly, community safety spokesman for the Labour Party in Scotland, said the Scottish government's justice secretary Kenny MacAskill must disclose the medical advice which led to al-Megrahi being freed....



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