US supports India for extradition of Tahawwur in relation to Mumbai terror attack 2008

2611 Mumbai terrorist attack law insider
2611 Mumbai terrorist attack law insider

Jass Kaur Bindra

As per source, “The United States of America’s president Joe Biden administration has argued in the court that the 26/11 terror attack mastermind meets all the criteria warranting certification of his extradition to India.”

India has recently placed a request for the extradition of a Canadian businessman who originally hails from Pakistan. Tahawwur Rana, the man in demand is being extradited due to his involvement in the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai.

A receptive attitude was given to India’s request, the US administration has clearly reiterated its support to India in relation to the extradition of Rana

It is clearly sought that this man was behind the 2008 Mumbai terror attack. The support extended by the US administration was made before the US district court. 

The case was presided by the US Justice in Los Angeles, Jacqueline Chooljian. 

Present matter was being represented by the attorney of the United States Government on 12 April, 2021.

Honorable justice of the US district court has scheduled the hearing of the case to 24th of June, 2021.

Officials stated that, “In the submission along with an attached memorandum, assistant United States Attorney John J Lulejian made a declaration in support of the United State’s Surrebuttal in support of its request for certification of extradition. Lulejian retaliated that 59 years old Rana’s extradition to India is as per the India United States extradition treaty.”

Relying on the previous dialogues and the existing extradition treaty between US and India, according to which the government of India demanded the extradition. Consequently, the extradition proceedings have been initiated

Moreover, along with the norms of extradition the US government has clearly signified that this person meets all the criterias which are required for extradition.

Therefore, in regards to this matter it was clearly stated, “The United States respectfully requested the certification of runners extradition to India for the secretary of state’s decision on his surrender.”

“The extradition request contains sufficient evidence to establish probable cause and Rana has not pointed to any evidence in the record that obliterates India’s presentation of probable cause.”

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