Sun, 02 Dec 2012 11:45:00 GMT | By PTI

Khurshid seeks Headley, Rana’s extradition

External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has written a letter to Hillary Clinton seeking extradition of the two before their sentencing in the US in January 2013


Khurshid seeks Headley, Rana’s extradition (© Reuters)

New Delhi: External affairs minister Salman Khurshid has written to his US counterpart Hillary Clinton requesting for extradition of Pakistani-American LeT terrorist and Mumbai terror accused David Headley and his accomplice Tahawwur Hussain Rana.

Khurshid has written the letter to Clinton for extradition of the two before their sentencing there in January, official sources said in New Delhi on Saturday.

According to sources, India is hopeful that the US would take a favourable decision on its request which was sent in the first week of November. New Delhi is awaiting a response from Washington.

During her visit in New Delhi in November, US under secretary for political affairs Wendy Sherman had said the country's request for extradition of Headley was under consideration and a decision could be taken soon.

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