Abdulmutallab gets life jail, family pleads for mercy

IT was an expected sad end for Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab considering his hard-line stance and admission of guilt before the United States (U.S.) court, which tried him for attempted bombing of Northwest Airlines Flight 253 about three years ago. So, when the American District Judge Nancy Edmunds yesterday ruled that Abdulmutallab, a Nigerian now tagged “underwear bomber,“ must spend the rest of his life behind bars for trying to blow up a packed airliner on Christmas Day in 2009, the verdict did ...
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Added February 16, 2012
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