Chicago: It will remain a mystery for ever as to why the 12-member jury of a Chicago court acquitted Tahawwur Husain Rana from his involvement in the Mumbai terrorist attack that killed more than 160 people, as charged by federal prosecutors in one of the three counts.
As the 12-member jury decided not speak to the media after the verdict was announced and opted to remain anonymous forever, the split verdict given by them which has resulted in a big disappointment to not only the victims of the Mumbai terrorist attacks, but also the governments of India and the US would now only be a subject of speculation by media and analysts.
At the request of the jury, it has been decided that names of the 12-members would forever remain anonymous and would never be made public.
The biggest question is how can one help a terrorist organisation that they believe was involved in the Mumbai attacks, but determine that Rana had no role in the actual attack itself....more
03:39 AM, Jun 11, 2011
Washington: US would consider giving India further access to David Headley, who has pleaded guilty in the Mumbai terrorist attacks case, for questioning by its investigating agencies once New Delhi makes such a request, the State Department has said. "We have said in the past we've granted that access (to Headley) and, you know, obviously there was the trial that took place, but in the future we would consider providing...
03:14 AM, Jun 11, 2011
Mumbai: The verdict of a US court holding Pakistani-Canadian Tahawwur Rana not guilty for the Mumbai terror attacks would not effect the legal proceedings against terrorist Ajmal Kasab and also the charge against LeT that they had masterminded the strikes, special public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam said on Friday. "However, it pains me to hear how Rana was exonerated from criminal conspiracy of 26/11 terror attack particularly when co-accused David Headley's...
02:45 PM, Jun 10, 2011