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India yet to get evidence related to David Headley

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 23, 2011 - 16:17

New Delhi: India is yet to receive from the
United States some evidence related to 26/11 terror attack
accused David Headley, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.
Minister of State for Home Jitendra Singh said
investigation in India on Headley`s involvement in terrorist
acts here was complete.

"The transfer of some evidence from the USA is awaited.
Similarly, transfer of evidence from Pakistan with regard to
some other accused persons is awaited. The final report in the
case accordingly will be filed in the competent court," he

The Minister said on the basis of the examination of
Headley in Chicago and on other revelations in the case during
investigation, two Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (MLAT)
requests to USA and one Letter Rogatory request to Pakistan
were sent.
"The MLAT to USA stands partially executed and evidence
was transferred to the National Investigation Agency," he

The Pakistani American national had conducted surveillance
of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack targets for LeT. Headley has
pleaded guilty to plotting the attacks. Subsequently, he had
entered into plea bargain with the US authorities.


First Published: Tuesday, August 23, 2011 - 16:17

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