18th February 2012 - Scotland Yard is investigating evidence that British forces illegally sent a Pakistani businessman to the notorious Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, where he was tortured by US guards and interrogators.
As The Mail on Sunday disclosed two years ago, Amanatullah Ali, a rice merchant, was arrested by British troops in southern Iraq in February 2004 and handed over to the Americans.
He is still being held at ‘Guantanamo’s evil twin’ – Bagram air base in Afghanistan – although he was officially cleared for release 18 months ago.
The case against him appears to be based on mistaken identification. Although the US authorities have claimed he was linked to Al Qaeda terrorists, The Mail on Sunday located his family in a remote village in the Punjab and established they are all members of the minority Shia sect. read more>>>