The US on Wednesday slapped sanctions against a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) leader and a financial conduit of the Pakistan-based terrorist group that has been involved in a series of attacks in India, including the 2008 Mumbai attacks.
Suspected Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) men Abdul Subhan and Asahbuddin, arrested for their alleged role in conspiring to carry out terror strikes in Delhi and adjoining areas, were on Tuesday remanded in judicial custody till September 2 by a court here.
Pakistani national Arshad Khan, arrested in connection with alleged conspiracy of Lashkar-e- Toiba to carry out attacks in Delhi and adjoining areas, was today remanded to nine days police custody by a Delhi court.
The Delhi Police Special Commissioner of Special Cell SN Shrivastava on Tuesday said that the top operative of Lashkar-e-Toiba, who was arrested last week, wanted to create a LeT module in the national capital.
An alleged member of banned Lashkar-e-Toiba, serving life term in Kolkata for his role in the 2001 Partha Roy Burman kidnapping case, has been remanded in police custody till August 2 by a Delhi court in connection with a case of conspiracy to carry out terror attacks here.
A special "Kasab class" is part of Pakistan-based terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT)`s training module for its new recruits during which they are told about the mistakes committed by Ajmal Kasab during the deadly Mumbai terror attack.
Pakistan-based LeT and its front group JuD, enjoying backing of the military, have not only grown far stronger since the Mumbai terror attack in 2008, but are also trying to acquire weapons of mass destruction, in addition to developing air and sea power, a new book says.
Afghanistan said on Sunday the intelligence unit of a foreign country and the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant group based in Pakistan were involved in the failed assassination attempt on presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah.
A court here Saturday framed charges against top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist Abu Jundal, one of the masterminds of the Mumbai terror attack, and others for allegedly setting up an illegal arms factory.