Bin Laden Driver Convicted Of Al-Qaida Support
MADELEINE BRAND, host
And in another legal matter, there's a split verdict today in Guantanamo, Cuba at the war crimes trial of the man known as Osama bin Laden's driver. A military tribunal found Salim Hamdan guilty of aiding terrorism but not guilty of another charge, conspiracy.
ALEX CHADWICK, host:
The military court is going back into session to decide what sentence he will now get. Mr. Hamdan is a citizen of Yemen. He's been in U.S. custody for seven years and at Guantanamo for much of that time.
BRAND: And he has never denied being an aid to Osama bin Laden, but his lawyers say he was just a low-level driver. No matter what his sentence is, there are now plans to release Hamdan from Guantanamo. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.