Letters Medical reports and prisoners

Publish Lockerbie bomber’s medical report

BMJ 2010; 341 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c7386 (Published 30 December 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c7386
  1. Jeremy Luke, general practitioner1
  1. 1Crawley, West Sussex RH11 9YZ, UK
  1. jeremy.luke{at}hotmail.co.uk

Sixteen months ago Abdelbaset Al-Megrahi, the Lockerbie bomber, was released from jail on compassionate grounds,1 so now might be a good time to publish the medical report to the Scottish parliament suggesting that he had three months to live. We could then see how convincing were the medical grounds for the early release of a convicted criminal from jail.


Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c7386


  • Competing interests: None declared.


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