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Mukhtar al-Bakri

Lackawanna Six Member

Detained

Details
ImportanceLow
Location of DetentionTerre Haute, Indiana, United States2
Capturing AuthorityBahrani authorities1
Date of CaptureSept. 10, 20021
Location of CaptureManama, Bahrain1
AffiliationLackawanna Six
RoleMember
SupervisorKamal Derwish
AffiliationAl-Qaeda
NationalityYemeni
NationalityAmerican
Date of Birth1981
Place of BirthYemen
GenderMale
HistoryAttended training camp in postwar Afghanistan (1990-2001)
Charged withProviding Material Support to al-Qaeda
Charging authorityUnited States
Charges issuedSept. 16, 2002
Case statusConvicted
ConvictionsProviding Material Support to al-Qaeda
Sentence10 years imprisonment
Case resolvedDecember 2003
 
 
Narrative and Notes
 
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  • His detention, on his wedding night, led to the arrests of other members of the Lackawanna cell. He was detained at the request of the CIA over his attendance to an al-Qaeda training camp.
  • He admitted attending the camp, though he denied being a member of al-Qaeda.
  • U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons number 11879-055. Expected release date, July 2, 2011.1,2
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    Sources
    1 Roya Azia and Monica Lam. 'Profiles: The Lackawanna Cell.' PBS Frontline, Oct. 16, 2003.
    2 Federal Bureau of Prisons web site, viewed Dec. 28, 2006.
     
     
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