Jalil Abdul Muntaqim, US-held political prisoner, had been indicted in a 35-year-old murder case by the state of California. He plead to a lesser charge while four other Panther comrades had charges dropped.
Jalil Abdul Muntaqim, 55, has been incarcerated since the 1970s. He was recently indicted for a 35-year-old murder of a San Francisco police officer. The investigation into the case has been going on for decades. Spokespersons for the 8 people indicted, 7 of whom are former members of the Black Panther Party, say that there is no evidence to implicate any of the men arrested. Muntq