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Al-Qaeda operative in U.S. to face charges
NEW YORK (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - More than a week after he was captured in Libya, alleged al-Qaeda operative Abu Anas al-Libi is in the U.S. to face charges.
He was transferred to law enforcement custody and brought to New York over the weekend, according to a U.S. attorney's office.
He's expected to appear before a judicial officer Tuesday.
U.S. Special Operations Forces snatched al-Libi near his home in Tripoli on October 5th and took him to a navy ship for interrogation.
He is accused of playing a role in the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania.