Chicago businessman found guilty of link to Pakistani militant group

Xinhua English
June 10, 2011

By Ted Regencia

CHICAGO — A Canadian-Pakistani citizen who owns several businesses in Chicago was found guilty Thursday of helping a terror plot in Denmark and supporting a militant group in Pakistan.

However, he was acquitted of the more serious charge of conspiracy “to provide material support” to the attackers of Mumbai, India in 2008.

The federal court in Chicago said Tahawwur Rana supported a terror plot against a Danish newspaper, which printed controversial cartoons against the Muslim prophet Muhammad. The plot was not carried out.

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