Pakistani-American LeT operative David Headley today deposed before a court here via video-link after being made an approver in the 26/11 case. David was asked around 40 questions regarding the 26/11 Mumbai attacks case.
Here are the 10 major revelations he made:
- Headley said that he was a "true follower of LeT" and came to India eight times--seven before the terror attack on November 26, 2008 and once after that.
- Headley even said that he visited India once again in 2009 after the Mumbai attacks.
- He confessed that his main contact in LeT was Sajid Mir who is also an accused in the case.
- Headley also confessed that he had submitted wrong information to get Indian visa on all the eight times he visited India.
- Headley changed his name from Dawood Gilani to David Headley in 2006 so that he could enter India and set up some business after taking a 5-year visa.
- His testimony also reveals that Major Iqbal gave money for attack on Mumbai.
- ISI handler and his main contact Sajid Mir certified my Indian passport, Headley reveals.
- Sajid Mir was one of the earliest members of LeT and he headed the Lahore unit.
Joined LeT after being "influenced" by its head Hafeez Saeed, Headley told the court.
According to his testimony, LeT made two unsuccessful attempts to carry out terror attacks before finally striking in November 2008, once in September and another in October.