New Delhi: Corobari Tahawwur Rana, a Canadian of desired Pakistani origin, who is one of the main accused in the Mumbai terror attacks, will not be extradited to India for the time being. The biggest reason for this is that the US court has adjourned the hearing on the extradition of Rana, wanted in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, to India by 24 June. However, Rana’s extradition case was scheduled for hearing on 22 April.
In his order on Monday, Justice Jacqueline Chuljian, a judge of the US District Court in Los Angeles, adjourned the hearing of the extradition case in India on June 24, 2021 of 59-year-old Pakistani-origin Tahawwur Rana. Order after discussion between Rana and the lawyers for the US government in court on the issue.
According to media reports, lawyers for both sides agreed to postpone the hearing of Rana’s extradition case to India by 1.30 pm local time on June 24. Meanwhile, it is also reported that Rana’s counsel involved in the Mumbai terror attack has filed a separate petition. The court opposed his extradition to India.