Jermaine Jackson reveals escape plan for Michael

LONDON (AP) -September 10, 2011

Jermaine was quoted as telling The Times magazine out Saturday that a private jet financed by a friend was on standby to whisk his late brother to the Gulf emirate if the 2005 court case ended with a conviction.

Bahrain does not have an extradition treaty with the U.S.

Jermaine says his brother did not know about the escape plan but Michael would have "done it in a heartbeat" because "why should he go to jail for something he didn't do?"

The singer was found not guilty on all charges.

He later spent a year in the emirate as a guest of a son of Bahrain's king.

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