Raja Lahrasib Khan is in some serious trouble. Kahn is the Chicago area cab driver charged with aiding terrorists and attempting to fund Al Qaeda. Raja Lahrasib Khan is a naturalized citizen who is originally from Pakistan. He is accused of attempting to provide money to known Al Qaeda terrorists so that they could purchase explosives.
You can read more about Raja Lahrasib Khan, and his alleged plot to provide aid to Al Qaeda terrorists, below.
Reports allege that Khan discussed the bombing of an unnamed stadium here in the United States. Additionally, Khan claims to know a high level Al Qaeda terrorist who is already facing charges in an unrelated terror plot in Chicago.
Khan was arrested after it was learned that he was attempting to provide money to a terrorist who claimed to need funds to purchase explosives. Khan is now in Federal custody, and has appeared before a U.S. magistrate judge and was ordered held until a status conference can be held on Tuesday. He has been appointed an attorney to represent him.
The U.S. Attorney for the Chicago stressed that there were no specific threats against Chicago, but stated the following:
“these charges, once again, affirm that law enforcement must remain constantly vigilant to guard against domestic support of foreign terrorist organizations.”
So, what do you think about Raja Lahrasib Khan, the cab driver charged with aiding terrorists? You have to remember that Raja Khan is a United States citizen and is therefore entitled to every single protection under the law. He is a naturalized citizen. So, should his citizenship be revoked if he’s found guilty? Should he be dealt with like a common criminal or should other rules apply? Feel free to leave your comments below.