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Ishrat Jahan was a LeT operative, Headley tells court

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Published on 11 Feb 2016 9:06 AM GMT

Ishrat Jahan was a LeT operative, Headley tells court
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Mumbai: Pakistani-American terrorist David Headley on Thursday told the special court that Ishrat Jahan, was a Lashker-e-Taiba (LeT) operative. She was killed in an encounter in 2004 in Gujarat.

Headley is deposing before the special court for the third day.

The 19-year-old girl and three others were killed in that encounter by the Gujarat police. They were accused of being involved in a plot to assassinate Narendra Modi, who was then the Chief Minister of Gujarat.

What he said:

  • Terrorist outfit LeT has a women’s wing.
  • LeT handler Sajid Mir gave Headley 40,000 Pakistani rupees.
  • He said that he knew Muzzamil had planned the attack at Akshardham temple at Gujarat.
  • Muzzamil told him that after Babri Masjid was demolished they were free to attack temples in India.

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