Al-Qaeda suspect receives treatment [Archives:2003/626/Local News]

March 10 2003

The injured Mohammed Ali Azaidi has been taken last Thursday to Dhana valley, to a house of a relative to receive treatment. This has come after reaching an agreement with the authorities to withdraw the military vehicles.
Azaidi has been suspected of having links to al-Qaeda organization.
Mohammed Ali Azaidi's family accused the authorities of making Azaidi's health conditions worse. Health reports indicated that Azaidi has a hemiplegia as a result of being injured in the spinal column.
He was injured in the backbone and now his family is attempting to take him abroad for treatment. Azaidi came back from Afghanistan five years ago. He stayed in Afghanistan for about two years. He is accused of kidnapping a German commercial attache' in 2001.
Azaidi was injured by Brigade 25 in a shoot-out.