The Lockerbie bomber was sent home by the Scottish Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill on compassionate grounds because he had ‘just three months’ to live.
It's six months since his release and Abdelbaset Ali Mohamed al-Megrahi is doing just fine.
Yesterday, his elderly father even held out the prospect of him beating the prostate cancer that doctors said would kill him by last Christmas.
The governments of Scotland, the UK, the USA and Libya have some explaining to do but it’s unlikely they ever will.
The 57 year old no longer receives hospital treatment after ending a course of chemotherapy. Was he as sick as we were told?
There are some interesting developments. Abdelbaset Ali Mohamed al-Megrahi has a £2million fortune stashed in a Swiss bank account – not bad for a man who spent 10 years behind bars.
Libya is on the brink of agreeing £5billion of investment in Britain – and they expect us to believe there’s no connection?