posted on Jun, 29 2004 @ 05:46 AM
The US will transfer legal control of ousted leader Saddam Hussein to the Iraqi judicial system. He is expected to be arraigned in an Iraqi court on
Though legal control will be transferred to Iraq, physical custody of Hussein will be maintained by the multi-national forces that have retained him
since his capture. Physical custody will be transferred to Iraq when the country's security is improved enough to retain him.
Iraq's interim prime minister says former leader Saddam Hussein and 11 top detainees will be transferred to Iraqi legal custody on Wednesday.
The ex-leader will not face trial for several months, Mr Allawi said.
But the ex-leader will remain in a US-run jail until Iraqi detention services are ready to take physical custody.Please visit the link provided for the complete story.
He probably has already been physically transferred to avoid trouble, wonder when he will finally get to trial - sure going to be a big crowd
[edit on 29-6-2004 by Banshee]