US hands over Rana documents to India: Reports

Last Updated: Monday, August 8, 2011 - 15:57

Zeenews Bureau

New Delhi: India has received documents on 26/11 conspirator Tahawwur Hussain Rana from the US, said reports on Monday.

According to sources quoted by TV news channels, the documents contain evidence produced in a US court in Chicago during the trial of Rana. The evidence includes phone records, personal diaries etc.

The tapes containing conversations between 26/11 accused David Headley, Rana and fellow 26/11 conspirator Abdur Rehman Pasha have also been given to the Indian authorities by the US, sources said.

Rana went on trial in the US for planning a terror attack in Denmark and assisting his friend David Headley, who was an operative of the Lashkar-e-Toiba, plan the 26/11 terror attacks in Mumbai.

The Chicago court had found Rana guilty of providing material support to the LeT and helping a terror plot in Denmark, but acquitted on charges of involvement in the 26/11 attacks.

India is ready with a chargesheet against Headley but the latter’s extradition is no more a possibility following his plea bargain with US authorities.



First Published: Monday, August 8, 2011 - 15:57

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