NEW YORK (CBS 2) — A terror trial in Manhattan will move ahead without the star witness.
Opening statements were expected Tuesday in the trial of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, the first Guantanamo Bay detainee to face a civilian trial.READ MORE: Dr. Howard Zucker Stepping Down As New York State Health Commissioner
He was charged with conspiring to blow up U.S. embassies in Africa in 1991.READ MORE: Storm Watch: Flash Flood Watch Issued As Heavy Rain Approaches
More than 220 people were killed.
Last week, the judge excluded the government’s star witness.MORE NEWS: Bull That Escaped Long Island Farm Captured After 2 Months
Prosecutors announced Sunday they won’t appeal, saying they already have enough evidence for a conviction.