Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind, on Monday challenged his detention under a public security act in the Islamabad High Court (IHC), saying the government has detained him on "illegal grounds".
Prosecution in the 2008 Mumbai attack on Wednesday failed to produce for the third consecutive time the record of the case involving seven suspects, including mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, forcing Pakistan's new anti-terrorism court to adjourn the hearing till February 18.
In-camera hearing will be held in Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's detention case after the High Court here on Tuesday accepted Pakistan government's plea in this regard on the grounds that "strong evidence" against the Mumbai attack mastermind could not be shared in open proceedings.
The Pakistan government on Saturday challenged LeT operations commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi's bail in the Islamabad High Court, saying an anti-terrorism court ignored testimony in the 26/11 case while granting bail to the 2008 Mumbai terror attack mastermind.
Islamabad/New Delhi: Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, the alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attack, was on Tuesday remanded to two-day physical custody of the Islamabad Police in connection with a six year old case of kidnapping.
The Islamabad High Court (IHC) Tuesday stayed the special court`s Nov 21 order pertaining to inclusion of the names of former premier Shaukat Aziz, former law minister Zahid Hamid and former chief justice Abdul Hameed Dogar as former president Pervez Musharraf`s accomplices in the treason trial.
Uncertainty prevailed once again in Pakistan cricket after the Supreme Court scheduled a hearing on Wednesday of the petition that was filed by the government and the Board against the reinstatement of Zaka Ashraf as PCB chairman by the Islamabad High Court.
The turmoil in the Pakistan Cricket Board continued on Wednesday with a three-member bench of the Supreme Court suspending the Islamabad High Court`s earlier decision of reinstating Zaka Ashraf as chairman of the PCB.