The CIA and the Lockerbie Bomb
According to Dalyell, in 1989, Police Constable Boylan was informed by a colleague that the suitcase belonging to Curry was that which contained the bomb that blew up Pan Am 103.
"An internal investigation by Pan Am is believed to have found that the bomb planted on Flight 103 was put on the plane during a stop-over in Frankfurt... The Pan Am report is believed to have concluded that the bomb was not aimed at the killing of Americans in general, but was targeted specifically to kill a small band of DIA operatives that had uncovered a drugs ring run by a 'rogue' CIA unit in Lebanon... The drugs-ring and the connection to Hezbollah is said to have been set up by Israeli Mossad agents."
Lockerbie - new forensic tests suggest evidence was planted by the CIAOn 19 February 2006, The Mail on Sunday reported that new forensic tests have been carried out by the lawyers representing Al Megrahi, the Libyan jailed in connection with the Lockerbie bombing.
Defence experts simulated the Lockerbie explosion. The results showed that the device which detonated the bomb could not have survived the explosion.
According to The Mail on Sunday: "Sources close to Megrahi's lawyers said the new tests pointed to the evidence having been planted at the scene of the crash...
"The source added that Megrahi's legal team claimed they had obtained 'clear proof' that investigators had 'planted and manipulated' evidence...
"He said... if there is any justice in Scotland... certain Scottish police officers will be jailed for their part in the proceedings...
"Megrahi's lawyers already have a sworn statement from a retired Scottish police officer confirming that evidence had been planted to secure the Libyan's conviction.
"A similar claim was made by a former CIA agent...
"The ex-CIA man (claimed) that the fragment of circuit board had been planted under orders from a very high level in the organisation...
"The fragment was found by two policeman during a search of a wood near Newcastleton, 35 miles from Lockerbie.
"It was later identified by the CIA's Thomas Thurman as being part of a sophisticated timer device made by the Swiss firm of Mebo.
"Thurman was later unmasked as a fraud who had given false evidence in American murder trials..."
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Police chief- Lockerbie evidence was faked
According to the newspaper 'Scotland on Sunday' , 28 August 2005, a Scottish Police chief has revealed that the Lockerbie evidence was faked.
The 1989 Lockerbie Bomb incident killed 270 people.
The former police chief has given lawyers a signed statement claiming that evidence in the Lockerbie bombing trial was fabricated.
The officer has testified that the CIA planted the fragment of circuit board crucial in convicting Al Megrahi.
The police chief's identity has not yet been revealed.
According to the Scotsman, "the claims pose a potentially devastating threat to the reputation of the entire Scottish legal system."
The officer is supporting claims by a former CIA agent that his bosses "wrote the script" to incriminate Libya.
An insider told Scotland on Sunday that the retired officer approached them after Megrahi's appeal - before a bench of five Scottish judges - was dismissed in 2002.
The insider said: "He said he believed he had crucial information. A meeting was set up and he gave a statement that supported the long-standing rumours that the key piece of evidence, a fragment of circuit board from a timing device that implicated Libya, had been planted by US agents.
"Asked why he had not come forward before, he admitted he'd been wary of breaking ranks, afraid of being vilified.
"He also said that at the time he became aware of the matter, no one really believed there would ever be a trial. When it did come about, he believed both accused would be acquitted. When Megrahi was convicted, he told himself he'd be cleared at appeal."
The source added: "When that also failed, he explained he felt he had to come forward.
"He has confirmed that parts of the case were fabricated and that evidence was planted. At first he requested anonymity, but has backed down and will be identified if and when the case returns to the appeal court."
The evidence that linked the bombing of Pan Am 103 to Megrahi was a tiny fragment of circuit board found in a wooded area many miles from Lockerbie.
The fragment was later identified by the FBI's Thomas Thurman as being part of a sophisticated timer device used to detonate explosives.
Thurman has been revealed as a fraud who had given false evidence in American murder trials. He had little in the way of scientific qualifications.
In 2003, a retired CIA officer gave a statement to Megrahi's lawyers in which he alleged evidence had been planted.
It has long been rumoured the fragment was planted to implicate Libya for political reasons.
Following the Lockerbie Bomb trial, legal observers, including senior United Nations officials, expressed doubts about the verdict.
Internal documents emerged from the offices of the US Defence Intelligence Agency. Dated 1994, they described the PFLP-GC, and not the Libyans, as the Lockerbie bombers.
A source close to Megrahi's defence said: "Britain and the US were telling the world it was Libya, but in their private communications they acknowledged that they knew it was the PFLP-GC.
"The case is starting to unravel largely because when they wrote the script, they never expected to have to act it out. Nobody expected agreement for a trial to be reached, but it was, and in preparing a manufactured case, mistakes were made."
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