26/11 attacks: India to seek extradition of David Headley

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New Delhi, Feb 20: Indian government will soon write to United States seeking extradition of American citizen David Coleman Headley and his Canadian accomplice Tahawwur Hussain Rana for their trial in connection with the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack case, reports TOI.

Officials from Home Ministry said that "we will write to the US with reference of the court order. New Delhi will highlight that the chargesheet against Headley and Rana is not restricted to the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack case alone. It also covers the offences which do not come under the 12 counts on which he had pleaded guilty and entered into the plea bargaining."

Earlier, on Feb 18, a court in Delhi had accepted a chargesheet filed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) against Headley and nine others in connection 2008 Mumbai terror attacks.

The NIA had accussed Pakistani-American David Coleman Headley, Rana and others for palnning and executing the terror srikes in India , including the 26/11 Mumbai attack.

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