Transcript for The Al Qeada Terror Suspect Abu Anas Al Libi on US Soil in New York
Pierre thomas, new york. Tonight there is news about the suspected al qaeda terror leader captured in a daring raid by some of america's fighting forces nine days ago. He is on u.S. Soil, anas al libi, one of the most wanted men in the world. Interrogated on dry land tonight. There is a twist, a life threatening medical condition. Here's martha raddatz. Reporter: Tonight under heavy guard and receiving medical care, anas al libi is in new york, transferred from the uss san antonio into the hands of the fbi on saturday. He's expected to be arraigned as early as tomorrow. His dramatic capture just over a week ago by the famed u.S. Delta force came more than ten years after he was indicted for the deadly 1998 u.S. Embassy bombing, held as a so called enemy combat anti-on the ship he did not have to be provided a lawyer. Now he has been read his miranda rights, his transfer coming much sooner than expected. Senior law enforcement firms telling us that the transfer was sped up due to a serious health condition. Confirming reports that libi has a severe case of hepatitis c which is a viral infection that attacks the liver. Over the years libi mistakenly assumed the u.S. Had stopped looking for him. Now, finally, he is facing justice. Martha raddatz, abc news, washington.
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