Scotsman.com reports on claims by terror suspect Jack Roche to have had lunch with Bin Laden in March 2000. (Thanks to Jean-Luc.)
“Yeah a very nice man … I would rather meet him than George Bush I can tell you,” he told the reporter. “He is a very nice man, but I only met him for a short time … just outside Kandahar.”
Roche told the reporter he sat down to start eating, “and I looked across and I said “˜whoah — that’s like the bloke on the telly.–
Prosecutors say Roche was in Afghanistan to undergo explosives training with al-Qaida.
Roche, a convert to Islam said,
“If someone punches you, you are allowed to punch them back. I am very concerned about my brothers and sisters of Islam who are being punched by these people,” Roche said during the interview.