Lockerbie Bomber May Be Imprisoned

Abdel Baset al-Megrahi was convicted and imprisoned in Scotland for the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103. The bombing killed 270 people, including 189 Americans.

The Scottish government released al-Megrahi in 2009, believing he’d soon die of cancer. He was greeted as a hero in his native Libya and met with leader Muammar Gaddafi, whose 42-year rule now teeters on the brink of collapse.

Sens Kirsten Gillibrand and Charles Schumer on Monday called for al-Megrahi to be returned to prison.

Scottish officials say they want to contact him soon to ensure they’ll still be able to oversee his parole.AP