CHICAGO COURT

  • US defends court verdict on David Headley January 26, 2013

    Washington: Terming the sentencing of LeT terrorist David Headley as a "positive example" of IndoUS counterterrorism cooperation, the United States defended the verdict, saying justice has been served as promised. "We promised that justice would be served, that justice is being served in this case," State Department spokesperson, Victoria Nuland...
  • BJP demands death sentence for Headley, seeks his extradition January 25, 2013

    New Delhi: The BJP on Friday demanded death penalty for LeT terrorist David Headley, the plotter of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, and asked the Centre to press for his extradition from the US to face trial in India to find out the larger conspiracy by Pakistanbased elements. "This case is...
  • 35 yrs in US jail means 35 yrs in luxury: Rahul Bhatt on Headley sentencing January 25, 2013

    Rahul Bhatt, son of Mahesh Bhatt, made the statement in an interview to CNNIBN. ...
  • 26/11: Headley sentencing a dishonour, says mother of US victim January 25, 2013

    David Headley was sentenced to 35 years in jail on Thursday by a Chicago court. ...
  • Rana to appeal against his conviction, say his attorneys January 18, 2013

    Chicago: PakistaniCanadian Tahawwur Rana, who was sentenced to 14 years in jail for providing material support to Pakistanbased LeT and for backing a plot to attack a Danish newspaper, would appeal against his conviction, his attorneys said on Friday. "I am sure he is pleased that the judge decided not...
  • US: Rana awarded 14 yrs in jail for providing support to LeT January 17, 2013

    Chicago: Tahawwur Rana, an accomplice of convicted terrorist David Headley, was on Thursday sentenced to 14 years in jail followed by five years of supervised release by a US court for providing material support to Pakistanbased LeT and for backing a plot to strike a Danish newspaper. 52yearold PakistaniCanadian Rana...
  • Rana dubs Headley as 'unrepentant terrorist' March 4, 2012

    Chicago: PakistaniCanadian Tahawwur Rana has told a US court that his friend David Headley, convicted in 26/11 Mumbai attack, was an "unrepentant terrorist" and he had knowledge of latter's "link" with LashkareTaiba (LeT). In his latest submission before a Chicago court, Rana, however, has challenged the government's assertion that he does...
  • Rana wants separate hearing for 26/11 charges September 21, 2011

    Chicago: Pakistan born Canadian Tahawwur Rana, convicted for aiding the banned LeT terror group in a plot to attack a Danish newspaper, has sought a fresh trial saying he should have been given a separate hearing for charges tied to the 2008 Mumbai terror attack. Rana, 50, was acquitted of federal...
  • 'Will appeal as there was error in Rana's trial' June 10, 2011

    Chicago: Attorneys of PakistaniCanadian Tahawwur Hussain Rana, who was convicted on Friday by a US court for providing material support to LeT and helping a terror plot in Denmark, said they would appeal against the verdict as there was an error in the trial. Rana's attorney Patrick Blegan said he...
  • Rana trial wraps up, jury set to deliver verdict June 8, 2011

    Chicago: The prosecution and the defence presented their final arguments for and against Tahawwur Rana's culpability in 26/11 attacks, with the former pleading for justice to the Mumbai victims and the latter portraying the PakistaniCanadian as a man duped by conman David Headley. A federal jury hearing the case is now...
  • ISI plotted to kill Bal Thackeray: Headley May 25, 2011

    Chicago: Day two of the 26/11 case hearing in Chicago saw more startling revelations by the prime witness David Coleman Headley, who revealed that there was a plot to kill Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray and that he had met former Shiv Sena PRO Rajaram Rege. Headley also testified that...
  • Jury selection continues in Rana trial May 18, 2011

    Chicago: Over 50 potential jurors were questioned here in the trial of Tahawwur Rana, the Pakistani Canadian coaccused in the Mumbai attack case, with more than 20 excused by a judge who examined them on their views about terrorism and Islam. Out of 53 jurors, 29 were selected after Judge Harry...
  • Rana trial: jury selection begins in 26/11 case May 17, 2011

    Chicago: The trial of PakistaniCanadian Tahawwur Hussain Rana who is accused with David Coleman Headley for the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks began on Monday. Rana, a 50yearold Chicago businessman, is accused of helping his childhood friend, Headley, to scout targets for the militant group LashkareTaiba (LeT) for the Mumbai attack...
  • Headley escapes death, extradition to India March 19, 2010

    Chicago: David Coleman Headley has pleaded guilty to all 12 terror charges against him. He has also admitted his role in planning the Mumbai terror attacks. Following his guilty plea, he has given up his right to appeal, but has also been spared the death sentence and even extradition...
  • 26/11 terror suspect Headley's status hearing postponed January 12, 2010

    Chicago: A Chicago court has postponed till February 23 a hearing on the status of the case against PakistaniAmerican terror suspect David Coleman Headley, charged with scouting targets for the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. The hearing before US Judge Harry Leinenweber in the US District Court of Illinois scheduled for...