Pak seeks more information on Headley from India

Pakistan has sought some additional information from India on David Headley, the Pakistani-American LeT operative who has confessed to his involvement in the Mumbai attacks.

Islamabad: Pakistan has sought some
additional information from India on David Headley, the
Pakistani-American LeT operative who has confessed to his
involvement in the Mumbai attacks.

Pakistan`s High Commissioner to India Shahid Malik told
Interior Minister Rehman Malik about the efforts to seek more
information about Headley, who is being held in a US federal
lock-up in Chicago, during a meeting here Friday.

49-year-old Headley, whose father was a Pakistani and
mother an American, was charged with helping the terrorists
who attacked Mumbai in November 2008 by conducting a
reconnaissance of the sites that were targeted. He
subsequently confessed to his involvement in the attacks.

Pakistani terrorists belonging to the banned
Lashkar-e-Toiba carried out the attacks that killed 166
people, including six Americans.

Pakistani authorities have arrested seven men, including
LeT commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, on charges of facilitating
and planning the attacks and put them on trial.

India and Pakistan have exchanged several dossiers on the
Mumbai attacks.

Home Minister P Chidambaram has said Pakistan needs to do
more to arrest the planners, financiers and handlers of the
attacks.

PTI

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