US man in alleged terror plot to appear in court

US man in alleged terror

October 28, 2009 10:33

One of two Chicago men accused of plotting terrorist attacks against a Danish newspaper that triggered protests by Muslims by printing cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad was scheduled to appear in court Wednesday. Tahawwur Hussain Rana, 48, helped arrange David Coleman Headley's travel to Denmark in January and July to conduct surveillance on possible targets, including the Copenhagen and Aarhus offices of the Jyllands-Posten newspaper, prosecutors said in criminal complaints filed Tuesday in US District Court in Chicago. Rana was scheduled to appear before US Magistrate Judge Nan Nolan for a bond hearing Wednesday morning. Headley's bond hearing is set for December 4. Both men were in custody.

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