Christmas Day bomb suspect was read Miranda rights nine hours after arrest


12:03 p.m.: The plane lands, and U.S. customs agents come aboard and arrest Abdulmutallab. After holding him in a special room, officials decide at 12:45 to take Abdulmutallab to the University of Michigan hospital for emergency treatment of his second- and third-degree burns.

While the suspect’s burns are being treated, the FBI’s Detroit special agent in charge picks two agents to carry out the initial questioning of Abdulmutallab. One of the two is a veteran counterintelligence agent with experience in Iraq and Afghanistan; the other is a specialist in bomb material


9 p.m.: New FBI agents meet with Abdulmutallab in his hospital room. He says he will not answer their questions and “acted like a jihadi,” the chronology states. He is read his Miranda rights

Read more: Washington Post


February 15, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized | ,

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