No Bond for Terror Suspect Cabbie

Raja Khan charged last week with attempting to send money to terrorists

A Chicago cabbie accused of trying to send money to a Pakistan-based terrorist with alleged al-Qaida ties must stay in jail for now.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Geraldine Soat Brown told cab driver Raja Lahrasib Khan at a hearing Tuesday he'll be held in custody now but that she would consider a request for bond later.

The 56-year-old Khan is an American citizen of Pakistani origin. He was charged Friday with attempting to send money to Pakistan-based terrorist leader Ilyas Kashmiri. Federal prosecutors say Kashmiri may have al-Qaida ties.

Khan's attorney, Thomas Durkin, says he'll try to put together a plan under which it would be possible to have Khan released on bond. But he said it would take time.

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