Alleged 9/11 plotter Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and others held in the Guantanamo Bay prison camp will go on trial in 2021, nearly two years after the catastrophic Al-Qaeda assault, the New York Times reported Friday.
A military judge in the US Navy’s Guantanamo, Cuba base establish the date to its death-penalty trial for January 11, 2021, according to the newspaper.
The date has been contained in a scheduling arrangement for pre-trial actions by the military judge, Colonel Shane Cohen, ” the Times stated.
Two of those airplanes struck the World Trade Center; another hit the Pentagon, and a fourth crashed into a field in Pennsylvania after passengers, having heard of another flight, fought with the hijackers.
The five were officially charged in 2012 with conspiracy, attacking civilians, murder in breach of this law of warfare, aircraft hijacking and terrorism.
Mohammed, a Pakistan indigenous notion to be approximately 54, is an integral figure in the trial: he’s been accused of being the mastermind of this 9/11 plot.
He had been seized in Pakistan in 2003. Turned around to the US Central Intelligence Agency, he experienced severe torture, such as recurrent waterboarding, as US officials sought to find out more about the plot and Al-Qaeda.