A jury on Wednesday begins to consider the fate of a Chicago businessman accused of helping plot the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India.The trial of Tahawwur Rana has drawn an unusually diverse sampling of international media outlets to the federal courthouse in downtown Chicago.
Prosecutors in Chicago are expected to finish up their questioning of terrorist David Headley Wednesday afternoon. Then Tahawwur Rana's defense attorneys will get a chance to cross examine the government's star witness.
A jury has been seated in the terrorism trial of a Chicago man. The twelve jurors and 6 alternates chosen will be hearing the case against Tahawwur Rana who's accused of planning the Mumbai terror attack that killed 160 people.
Judge Harry Leinenweber will continue calling potential jurors into his federal courtroom one at a time Wednesday morning. He’ll ask if they have strong feelings about the Islamic faith, muslims or terrorism charges. The judge wants to know if potential jurors can set aside prejudi
Two terrorism cases now winding their way through the federal court system have links to Pakistan: One involves a Chicago businessman who stands accused of helping plot the 2008 attacks on Mumbai, India.