Italian high court upholds extradition of London bomb suspect

Italian high court upholds extradition of London bomb suspect

[JURIST] Italy's highest court upheld a lower court ruling [JURIST report] Tuesday permitting the extradition of Hussain Osman [Wikipedia profile], also known as Hamdi Issac, a suspect in the failed July 21 London bomb attacks [JURIST report]. Osman, who is expected to be transferred to Britain within the next 10 days, was arrested in Italy the week following the attacks on a new European arrest warrant [EU backgrounder], intended to speed up extradition. Three other suspects remain in British custody [JURIST report], charged with attempted murder, possessing explosives, conspiracy to murder and conspiracy to cause explosions. BBC News has more.