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Lillie, a U.S. High Value Detainee in Guantanamo Bay detention camp, is linked to both al-Qaeda and Jemaah Islamiya (JI). His true name is Mohammed Nazir Bin Lep, and is also known as Bashir Bin Lep. A deputy to Hambali; they were captured at the same time.He has a degree in architecture from the Malaysia Polytechnic University. [1]

He was captured in Bangkok, Thailand on 11 August 2003. [2]

Operations

In 2000, he trained in explosives in Kandahar, and later worked with JI bombmaker Azahari bin Husin.

He handled funds used for the 2003 bombing of the Marriott Hotel in Jakarta, was familiar with overall JI plans, and was reported to be a suicide volunteer for a "second wave" bombing against Los Angeles, following 9/11. [1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 High Value Detainee Biographies, Office of the Director of National Intelligence
  2. ICRC Report on the Treatment of 14 "High Value Detainees" in CIA Custody, International Committee of the Red Cross, February 14, 2007