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Mumbai Terrorist Attack-News stories and timeline

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Re: Mumbai Terrorist Attack-News stories and timeline

Postby SSridhar » 21 Apr 2017 07:28

India makes fresh bid to get Headley, Rana = Vijaita Singh, The Hindu
India has made a fresh request to the U.S. for the extradition of David Coleman Headley and Tahawwur Rana, wanted for their roles in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks.

Andrew McCabe, Deputy Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), visited India earlier this month and met senior officials of the National Investigation Agency (NIA). The NIA, which is probing the conspiracy behind the 2008 attacks, raised with Mr. McCabe the pending requests for extradition of Headley and Rana. The NIA told him that its multiple requests for the custody of Rana went unanswered.


Revising its demand, the NIA told Mr. McCabe that though Rana was convicted by a U.S. court of the charge of providing material support to the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), which was behind the attacks, he had not been tried for offences, registered in India, of forgery and criminal breach of trust.

The ‘double jeopardy’ clause in the U.S. law prohibits punishment for the same crime twice. So, last year, India renewed its attempt at Rana’s custody on the ground that he was involved in the planning of an attack on the National Defence College (NDC) in Delhi and Chabad Houses (Jewish religious centres) in several cities.

Not tried in India

“Since Rana has already been convicted by a U.S court, he cannot be tried for the same crime twice. We told the FBI official that we also have a case of forgery and criminal breach of trust registered against him, and he has not been tried for these crimes,” said a senior official of the Union Home Ministry.

Mr. McCabe assured the NIA that its request would be looked into.


Headley has been sentenced to 35 years in prison by a U.S court, and the ‘double jeopardy’ clause is one of the biggest impediments for the NIA to get him extradited.

NIA officials said they were hopeful of securing his custody because the U.S investigation mostly centred on the death of six American nationals in the attacks and a large number of Indians were also killed.

Rana, a school friend of Headley, is serving a 14-year term in the U.S. for providing material support to the LeT, but has not entered a plea bargain as Headley did. Rana was arrested in 2009. Though a U.S. District Court sentenced him in 2013, his jail term would include the period he had already served in prison.

Rana, a Chicago businessman, helped Headley open an immigration firm in Mumbai with forged documents. It acted as a cover for him to do reconnaissance of targets that were attacked on November 26, 2008.

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Re: Mumbai Terrorist Attack-News stories and timeline

Postby ramana » 21 Apr 2017 07:33

I think the Malegoan blasts and the Mumbai attack are converging by a series of interviews in Times Now. Will cross post some of the tweets.

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Re: Mumbai Terrorist Attack-News stories and timeline

Postby ramana » 21 Apr 2017 07:35

ramana wrote:Lilo X_posting....


rohitvats wrote:Big revelation on TIMES NOW about Lt Col Purohit case. They've have somehow :mrgreen: got hold of secret MOD documents on the case including MOD's reply to the court on the officer.

This is very BIG! Lt Colonel Purohit coming out innocent from this case will drive the final nail in Congress's coffin. I've a very strong feeling that Chidambram is going to get squeezed between the money laundering and this case. He's going to jail or will sing like 'performers' in the famous Heera Mandi of La-Whore.

Do watch this.

Posting links to short videos on the same:

https://twitter.com/TimesNow/status/855037606526033920

https://twitter.com/TimesNow/status/855039162235277312

https://twitter.com/TimesNow/status/855040332022521856

https://twitter.com/TimesNow/status/855043794550398976

https://twitter.com/TimesNow/status/855050447463170048

https://twitter.com/TimesNow/status/855050505222930432



A lot of folks say what is the big deal we knew all along that it was a setup.

They are wrong its not about just setting up Lt. Col Purohit but the debasement of the entire ruling systems by motivated coterie of individuals.

Lt. Col Purohit case is India's Drefyuss case where an Army officer is made a criminal for serving an agenda.

The entire system connived in this criminality: Indian Army top brass, Ministry of Defence Officials, Home Ministry, NSA MK Neroynan and SS Menon, politicians like Chidamabaram, and Manmohan Singh and Sonia Gandhi and not to forget the judiciary which still holds Purhit in jail despite many please by NIA that they have no evidence. And the press like Shekhar Gupta and his ilk.

While whining about coups, Congress subverted and launched a coup on the Indian Army with will stool pigeon Generals who were busy in Adharsh Scam type of crimes.

I want an Inquiry Commission to unravel what happened and let the facts come out.
Its not just about setting Lt Col Purohit free.
Its about India and the failure of the Constitution to protect individuals when all connive to defame Hindus.

This can happen to any other religion too.
So need to find out what happened and fix it.

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Re: Mumbai Terrorist Attack-News stories and timeline

Postby ramana » 26 Apr 2017 02:32

Looks like the conspiracy about Malegoan and 26/11 is coming out like a floodgates have opened on Indian TV.

All that was considered CT here as it was happening is now being confirmed.


Please post the links to TimesNow interviews with RSN Singh.

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Re: Mumbai Terrorist Attack-News stories and timeline

Postby ramana » 27 Apr 2017 23:24

X-Posting something that triggerd my mind...
SSridhar wrote:

Since that fateful day at Sharm-el-Sheik, a decade back, when our normally taciturn PM suddenly found at a wrong time that he could in fact speak and said what he should not have said, Pakistan has been on a mission to paint India with the same brush that the rest of the world paints it with, terrorism-sponsor.

Ehsanullah Ehsan, the nom-de-guerre for all 'bad Taliban' spokesperson, is expected to mouth what the ISI has tutored him. In fact, it most probably is not any 'Ehsanullah Ehsan' at all; may be some Pashtun or even a fictitious character. Do we remember that the ISI engineered to send some inmate of a prison as a Taliban representative for talks with the Kabul Government? The US Marines even securely transported this cheat to Kabul from Peshawar and back !! Another such impersonator, once again sent by the ISI, assassinated Burhanuddin Rabbani, the Chairman of the High Peace Council.

Soon, China would say that Masood Azhar cannot be singled out for terrorism because both India and the US are at each other. This would be the logical progress in China's stance against India in the UNSC 1267 Committee. The dossiers are all being built up.



I think MMS is part of the "Saffron Terror" conspiracy. This articulation at Sharm-el-sheikh was to give cover to the plan being prepared by Congress to create the "saffron Terror' bogey to put away Hindus.

It just doesn't make sense for MMS to make this claim without any regard to the truth.
And SSM of the 'drafting error' fame was brought in as NSA after MKN was shifted out as he is part of the deep cover story.

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Re: Mumbai Terrorist Attack-News stories and timeline

Postby SSridhar » 28 Apr 2017 07:45

ramana wrote:I think MMS is part of the "Saffron Terror" conspiracy. This articulation at Sharm-el-sheikh was to give cover to the plan being prepared by Congress to create the "saffron Terror' bogey to put away Hindus.

I am sure that MMS was a puppet in the hands of His Master and other loyalists were drafted in by INC such as PC, Sushilkumar Shinde, Diggy Raja, Jyanthi Natarajan et al. I believe that the plot goes beyond our borders and INC was (and continues to be) a willing accomplice. Because the Mumbai terror attack happened during the INC regime, no 'inconvenient questions' were asked; otherwise, there would have been all sorts of wild allegations implicating the government itself in the terror act or even 'justifying' cross border urban warfare because of right-wing Hindutva etc.

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Re: Mumbai Terrorist Attack-News stories and timeline

Postby SSridhar » 28 Apr 2017 07:49

Pakistan rejects India's demand for re-investigating 26/11 case - PTI
Pakistan has told India that a re-investigation of the Mumbai attack case was "not possible" as the trial was at an advanced stage and , the mastermind of 26/11 assault.

In reply to India's demand to re-investigate the 2008 case and put on trial Jamaat-ud Dawah chief Saeed, "Pakistan said the case has already been at an advanced stage," a senior interior ministry official, who is privy to the correspondence between the two countries over the matter, told PTI on Thursday.

"All proceedings (in the case) have been finalised except recording of 24 Indian witnesses' statements. At this stage, re-investigation is not possible. If India wants conclusion of the case, it should send its witnesses to Pakistan to record their statements," the official said.

Saeed, who carries a bounty of USD 10 million on his head for his role in terror activities announced by the US, and his four aides are under house arrest in Lahore since January 30 under Pakistan's anti-terrorism law.


The JUD chief was put under house arrest previously after the terror attack in Mumbai in which 166 people were killed by 10 Lashkar-e-Taiba men, but he was freed by a court in 2009 due to a lack of evidence against him.

On putting him on trial in that case, Pakistan has sought "concrete" evidence from India.

"India had only mentioned in its dossier that Ajmal Kasab (the lone gunman captured alive) had once met Hafiz Saeed. Thousands of people meet him (Saeed). That doesn't prove anything. Pakistan is willing to try Saeed in the 26/11 case provided India gives us solid evidence against him in this regard," the official quoted Pakistan government's response.

He said Pakistan has also made it clear to India that the Mumbai attack case may not reach its logical conclusion without India's cooperation. "India must send its 24 witnesses to Pakistan to testify in the case for its conclusion," he said.


The trial in the Mumbai attack case has been pending for the past seven years. India has urged Pakistan to complete the trial at the earliest. It has said that enough evidence has been shared with Pakistan to prosecute the accused.

But no proceeding in the case has been held on Wednesdays, the day fixed for hearing in the case, recently at the Adiala Jail Rawalpindi by an anti-terrorism court.

The trial court has already completed recording of the statements of all witnesses here and their cross examination and other relevant record has also been presented before it.

Another mastermind of the attack, Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, and Abdul Wajid, Mazhar Iqbal, Hamad Amin Sadiq, Shahid Jameel Riaz, Jamil Ahmed and Younis Anjum face charges of abetment to murder, attempted murder, planning and executing the attack.

Lakhvi was freed two years ago after he secured bail in the case. He lives at an undisclosed location since then.

The other six suspects are in Adiala Jail, Rawalpindi.


Of the 10 LeT men who unleashed terror in Mumbai on November 26 in 2008, only Kasab was captured alive and later executed after a court found him guilty and handed down the death sentence.


See here for a chronology of court drama in Pakistan


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