Two private investigators said that the real bomber behind the 1988 Lockerbie air disaster travelled to Malta before initiating the attack. The investigators noted that Egyptian terrorist Mohammed Abu Taib was behind the attacks and was the one to plant the bomb on the Heathrow plane by bribing na official.

The Lockerbie disaster is considered one of the deadliest terrorist attacks in history. On Saturday, it will be reaching its 25th anniversary.

Right after the Pan Am Flight 103 attack, Libyan national Abdelbaset Al-Megrahl was the only person convicted for the attack. Taib was also arrested in 1989 because he had connections with the bombing.

The connection of Taib to the bombing was discovered by the Swedish secret service, who discovered that he had gone to Malta to meet with a probable Palestinian Terrorist organisation situated in the country.

Megrahl had died in 2012, given a life sentence, the court gave him an early release after eight years for compassion as he had terminal cancer.

The new evidence was submitted to the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission, who had also concluded that Megrahl suffered a miscarriage of justice for his sentence.

Investigators in Malta, before the attack, had already followed Taib’s movements, but failed to produce results given the lack of evidence.