Bin Laden Spokesman Caught

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WASHINGTON, DC- Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law has been captured and is in the hands of the U.S. Department of Justice and the FBI, two administration officials said on Thursday.

Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, was captured within the last week in Jordan, according to a spokesman for U.S. Rep. Peter King of New York. The lawmaker had been told of the capture by law enforcement officials. Congress was notified when Ghaith was taken into U.S. custody, the officials said.

The officials would not say where Ghaith is being held or whether he was in the United States. But, they said he is not being held at the Guantanamo prison facility in Cuba or on a Navy ship. The officials said there is a sealed indictment laying out charges against Ghaith. Bin Laden, the leader of the terrorist al Qaeda network that attacked the United States on September 11, 2001, was killed in a U.S. Navy Seal raid in Pakistan in 2011

By Barbara Starr

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