Donald Trump could send British ISIS 'Beatles' to Guantanamo

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Kotey and Elsheikh (AP)
Kotey and Elsheikh (AP)

Two notorious British jihadists who are accused of belonging to the ISIS cell dubbed ‘The Beatles’ could be extradited to Guantanamo Bay.

Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh are currently being held by Kurdish forces in northern Syria.

The Londoners were captured allegedly fighting alongside Mohammed Emwazi, known as Jihadi John, and filmed in several videos beheading Western prisoners, including two Britons, David Haines and Alan Henning.

He was also filmed killing other captives, including Syrian soldiers.

Jihadi John (SITE)
Jihadi John (SITE)

The ISIS British members were part of a four-man cell and earned their nickname because of their accents.

Since being captured it is been unclear what will happen to the pair.

Kotey, 33, and Elsheikh, 30, have had their British citizenship revoked for joining ISIS, which has left them effectively stateless.

Donald Trump is considering sending the pair to Guantanamo (Rex)
Donald Trump is considering sending the pair to Guantanamo (Rex)

The British government has stated that it does not want the pair back.

As ‘high value’ ISIS prisoners their fate could now be determined by the US – and Donald Trump.

According to NBC, the State Department has refused to confirm or deny whether or not the men are destined for Guantanamo.

Alternatively they could be tried through a federal court and ultimately detained in a high-security prison.

The pair could end up in Guantanamo (AFP)
The pair could end up in Guantanamo (AFP)

The pair admit being members of ISIS but deny killing anyone.

The Trump administration could also sending hundreds of other captured Isis fighters to an Iraqi prison after other countries refused to accept them.

Jihadi John was killed in a 2015 drone strike.

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