Army prosecutors in the Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl desertion case said they don’t plan to use statements against him that he allegedly made while he was held captive for nearly five years by the Taliban in Afghanistan.
“The government doesn’t have the intention to introduce (the statements),” Maj. Justin Oshana said during a preliminary hearing Tuesday at Fort Bragg.
Bergdahl, who recently had surgery on his shoulder, appeared in court with a sling around his left arm. He is charged with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy by endangering the safety of a command, unit or place. He could face life imprisonment if convicted of misbehavior before the enemy.
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