Tahawwur Rana, who is wanted in connection with the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, can now be sent to India. A US court has agreed to send Canadian citizen Rana, who was born in Pakistan, to India. Please tell them that on June 10, 2020, the Indian government asked for Rana to be arrested and sent to India. US President Biden was in favor of it, and now a US court has agreed.
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The process to send Canadian businessman Tahawwur Rana to India to stand trial for the Mumbai attack is stuck. In this case, the person who is being accused has asked the US court for a status meeting.
Preparation to bring 26/11 attack accused Tahawwur Rana to India
Tell them that Rana is being held in an American jail on charges that he was part of a terrorist attack in Mumbai on November 26, 2008. The case to send Tahawwur Rana to India has been stuck in an American court for 20 months, but the case has not been heard.
Headley’s image was made to look like Rana
This ruling was made on May 16 by a court in California. It is being made public today. Hussain Rana was caught in the US because he was thought to be part of a plot to attack Mumbai. The NIA is looking into this violent act by Lashkar.
In court, it was said that Rana knew that his childhood friend David Coleman Headley was planning the Mumbai attack with LeT. Headley used Rana as a cover while he was doing bad things. Rana knew about all the times Headley met with terrorists from the group Lashkar.
Hearing hasn’t happened for two years
The Indian government asked for Tahawwur Rana to be sent back to India and gave the US government proof that he was involved in the Mumbai attack. The US government then asked the Los Angeles District Court to send Tahawwur Rana back to India.
But District Court Judge Jacqueline Chooljian held the last hearing on Rana’s extradition case in June 2021, and papers related to the case were filed in July 2021.
In 2013, Headley got a 35-year term
In 2013, a US court gave David Headley a 35-year prison term. He admitted that he was involved in the Mumbai bombings case that is still going on in India. In place of this evidence, he asked the judge to let him off. Before the attack, Headley went to India five times. Made videos of the attack site and bought the robes the bombers wore during the attack from the Siddhivinayak temple.
Since then, nothing has been done to send Tahawwur Rana to India. Now, Tahawwur Rana’s lawyer, who is in jail, has made a petition to talk about where things stand with this case. On April 25, people can talk about how things are going right now.
Rana was part of the plan for the Mumbai attack
In June of last year, David Coleman Headley’s childhood friend, Tahawwur Rana, was caught in Los Angeles. Rana was a friend of Headley’s since they were young. It is said that Tahawwur Rana was also part of the plan to attack Mumbai, and he also knew what David Coleman Headley planned to do.
Headley was also helped by Tahawwur Rana, and the two men met several times. Rana knew that Headley was going to do something bad. In 2008, there was an attack in Mumbai that killed 166 people, six of whom were from the United States.
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Tahawwur Rana, a Canadian businessman who was born in Pakistan and was involved in a terrorist attack in Mumbai in 2008, could be sent back to India. Tahawwur, who is 62, is in a jail in the US. In a ruling from May 16, the District Court of Los Angeles said that Tahawwur’s extradition can be allowed based on the allegations that led to the request.
Lashkar-e-Taiba, a Pakistani terrorist group, was behind the terrorist attack in Mumbai in 2008. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is looking into what part Tahawwur played in the same thing. Due to Tahawwur’s part in these attacks, India asked for him to be sent back to them. The US then arrested him.
David Headley, who planned the attack, has known Tahawwur since they were kids.
Federal officials said in court that Tahawwur was a childhood friend of David Headley, who planned the attack, and that he knew Headley worked closely with Lashkar-e-Taiba. By helping Headley and giving him money, Tahawwur was helping the terrorist group and the attackers who were with him.