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Mumbai terror attack accused Rana not a flight risk: Attorney to US court

US District Judge Jacqueline Chooljian of the Central District of California has scheduled his bond hearing for June 30

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Rana faces health risks above and beyond what are faced by all individuals facing extradition, especially in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Press Trust of India New Delhi
Pakistani-origin Canadian businessman Tahawwur Rana, who was rearrested in Los Angeles on an extradition request by India for his involvement in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, is not a flight risk, his attorney has told a US court and proposed a $1.5 million bond for his release.

Rana (59), was recently released from jail on compassionate ground after testing positive for Covid-19. However, he was rearrested in Los Angeles on June 10 following an extradition request by India.

US District Judge Jacqueline Chooljian of the Central District of California has scheduled his bond hearing for June 30.

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First Published: Jun 23 2020 | 10:53 AM IST

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