Lawyers for accused embassy bomber Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani told a federal judge Monday that the government should pay the full price for detaining and mistreating their client at secret prisons and at Guantanamo Bay.
Telling Southern District of New York Judge Lewis A. Kaplan the indictment against Ghailani should be dismissed on speedy trial grounds, defense attorneys Peter Enrique Quijano and Michael K. Bachrach said the government’s claim that national security demanded the extended detention and interrogation of Ghailani could not be justified.
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