Benghazi Attack Suspect Spirited Into U.S. to Face Court Justice

June 29, 2014 1:52 AM

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Benghazi Attack Suspect Spirited Into U.S. to Face Court Justice

The legal case against the accused leader of the 2012 attack on U.S. facilities in Benghazi, Libya, began with him being spirited into Washington in darkness for a hearing hastily arranged on a Saturday afternoon.

Ahmed Abu Khatallah was flown by helicopter just before dawn from a Navy ship, according to a law enforcement official who requested anonymity to discuss the details. Amid heavy security, he was taken to a federal courthouse blocks from the U.S. Capitol, the official said.

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