Adel Abdel Bary, born in Egypt, was a senior member of the London cell of the Egyptian Islamic Jihad, which later merged with al-Qaeda. He was involved in the 1998 terror attacks on the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania that claimed the lives of 224 people and wounded 5,000.
Osama Bin Laden’s henchman has been released from prison due to his obesity, which puts his life in danger during the coronavirus pandemic. In 2015, Adel Abdel Bary was sentenced by a US court to 25 years in jail, but was released at the end of November, because he received credit for the years he spent in jail in Britain before he was extradited to the United States.
His lawyers asked the judge to grant mercy to the former terrorist because he was suffering from morbid obesity and asthma, which drastically increases his chances to die from COVID-19. Court records show Adel Abdel Bary, who on behalf of al-Qaeda claimed responsibility for the 1998 bombings of the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, weighs 230 pounds (104 kilograms).
He was released from custody on 8 December and according to The Times returned to the United Kingdom on 10 December, where he reunited with his wife Ragaa, who reportedly lives in a $1.3 million mansion.
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