Abdullah Khadr extradition hearing in final phase
The Canadian Press
Published Wednesday, April 7, 2010 9:50PM EDT
TORONTO - Lawyers fighting Abdullah Khadr's extradition began closing arguments Wednesday by saying evidence against him was obtained under torture.
The Ottawa-born Khadr, 28, is wanted in the United States for allegedly buying weapons for al-Qaida.
He was arrested in Toronto shortly after returning from Pakistan, where he had spend 14 months in detention.
He was taken into custody in Pakistan following a US$500,000 bounty American intelligence agents placed on him.
Khadr has been in jail in Toronto since December 2005.
The Crown is expected to make its case on Thursday.