Skip to comments.US rules out extradition of David Headley to India
Posted on 01/23/2013 11:36:10 AM PST by James C. Bennett
WASHINGTON: The United States has ruled out any extradition for the American-born Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist David Headley, in lieu of providing critical information to the US agencies about various other terror outfits.
The Mumbai attack accused also agreed to cooperate with the government, as well as any foreign judicial proceedings held inside the US through video conferencing or deposition, attorney Gary S Shapiro informed a Chicago court on Tuesday.
The attorney ruled out any extradition for the 26/11 accused under a guilty plea that the Pakistani-American had entered into with the US government and in lieu of the co-operation he extended to the government and the crucial information about various terrorist outfits that he shared with the American investigating agencies.
"As the court knows, Headley's testimony helped secure a conviction against (Tahawwur) Rana. Further, Headley has agreed to provide truthful testimony in any proceeding in the United States if called upon by the United States attorney's office, as well as any foreign judicial proceeding held in the United States by way of deposition, videoconferencing or letters rogatory," acting United States attorney Gary S Shapiro told the Chicago Court in a 20-page submission made on Wednesday.
In addition to meeting with investigators from the United States, Headley was interviewed by Indian law enforcement officers for seven days, Shapiro said.
"Headley answered their questions without any restriction, and the government understands that the Indian government found the information to be useful. Additionally, Headley has taken other steps and provided other information to assist authorities," he said.
Shapiro said Headley volunteered to cooperate with the investigating agencies and provide them with the information a day after his arrest in October 2009.
There may be some foundation for the speculation that this Islamic terrorist could divulge information about an alleged connection between the CIA and Pakistan’s ISI.
Well of course. The Obama regime wouldn’t want one of their Muslim brethren to pay for his crimes.
He and the Blind Sheikh will be traded for Adam Gadahn and an Assange to be named later...
It’s 2013 now. How many captured terrorists have we tried and executed since 9/11?
Everyone of these POS that we keep in prison alive is a liability. This guy has reached his sell by date and should be sent to India to swing.
The group of creatures that this piece of filth was a part of took SPECIAL JOY in the torture and murder of Jews at the Chabad House in Mumbai.
May the Good Lord bless Sandra Samuel, the Indian nanny of the Holtzbergs’ 2 year old infant from those filthy creatures!