Tahawwur Rana
Pakistani-born Canadian businessman, Tahawwur Rana, is currently in jail awaiting sentencing. - AP Photo

CHICAGO: A federal court has released previously sealed documents from a recent trial in Chicago related to the deadly terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India in 2008.

The US District Court in Chicago opened 26 documents Wednesday from the trial of businessman Tahawwur Rana. They are primarily motions attorneys filed before and during Rana’s trial. More documents will be released later.

A month ago, jurors cleared the Pakistani-born Canadian of involvement in the Mumbai siege. The 50-year-old was convicted of lesser charges, including providing material support to the Pakistani militant group blamed in those attacks.

Defense attorneys have said the documents slated for release were unlikely to provide many details not already made public.

Rana is currently in jail awaiting sentencing.

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