Mumbai 2008 attack plotter sentenced to 35 years
Friday, January 25, 2013
A Pakistani-American has been sentenced today to 35 years in prison for assisting and helping plan theleaving dead 166 people.
The 52 year old, US federal court in Chicago and co-operated in order to stop the death penalty and being extradited to India for trial. RK Singh, the Indian Home Secretary indicated that the Government would still be requesting his extradition to India., pleaded guilty in a
The Mumbai attackers arrived via boat on Novemeber 26, 2008, bringing with them Pakistan., and hit multiple targets including the crowded railway station and the famous . David Headley's scouting and information gathering had helped to enable the operation by the 10 gunmen from the Pakistani militant group . The attack put a huge strain on relations between India and
"I don't have any faith in Mr Headley when he says he's a changed person and believes in the American way of life," said the sentencing judge, Harry Leinenweber.
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