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IBN Live: Indian American to Prosecute Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect

posted by Randall

 

Dzhokhar TsarnaevAn Indian American has been chosen as one of two prosecutors for the case against Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, reports IBN Live.

Aloke Chakravarty is an Assistant US Attorney for the District of Massachusetts and a member of its the Anti-Terrorism and National Security Unit.

He will work with fellow prosecutor William Weinreb to win a conviction against Tsarnaev.

Chakravarty current focus is on cases involving national security and human rights.

He’s been honored with the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Access to Justice Award and the Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service.

“The idea of standing up for the little guy really appealed to me. But it was a bit of a gamble. I was throwing myself into potential chaos,” Chakravarty told the Business Journal in 2009.

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