Bin Laden’s son-in-law captured by U.S.

Bin Laden’s son-in-law captured by U.S.

Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law, captured as he sought to travel from Jordan to Kuwait, is due to be arraigned in New York tomorrow on charges of conspiring to kill Americans.

The indictment against Suleiman Abu Ghaith was unsealed today, according to a statement by Attorney General Eric Holder.

The capture of Abu Ghaith, which came after a decade-long manhunt, was reported earlier today by the Turkish newspaper Hurriyet. He helped plan al-Qaeda’s Sept. 11, 2001, attacks in the U.S. and has been among the group’s most influential surviving leaders since U.S. Navy SEALs killed bin Laden in May 2011.

Holder called the apprehension of Abu Ghaith as an “important milestone” in counterterrorism efforts. Abu Ghaith is expected to be presented and arraigned tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. before Judge Lewis A. Kaplan in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

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