Arrested pakistani cabdriver in Chicago accused of assisting al-Qaeda.
Arrested Cabdriver was allegedly related to Al Qaeda terrorist Ilyas Kashmiri.
A Chicago taxi driver born in Pakistan was arrested Friday on two charges of providing material support to terrorists — allegedly attempting to funnel money to al-Qaeda and discussing an attack on a U.S. stadium.
Raja Lahrasib Khan, a naturalized U.S. citizen, 56, had claimed he knew Ilyas Kashmiri, a Pakistan-based extremist leader with close ties to al-Qaeda.
Kashmiri faces criminal charges in the United States for allegedly conspiring with another Chicagoan, David C. Headley, to kill employees of a Danish newspaper that published derogatory cartoons of the prophet Muhammad.
The court papers in Khan’s case describe a March 11 phone call in which he appeared to discuss attacking an unnamed U.S. stadium in August with bombs that …. READ MORE HERE