I Purchased Sacred Threads from Siddhivinayak Temple for 10 LeT Attackers: Headley

Published: 12th February 2016 09:38 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th February 2016 01:32 PM   |  A+A-


Pakistani-American terrorist David Headley told a special court today that LeT was unhappy that Mumbai airport was not selected and included as one of the targets in 26/11 terror attack. 

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 He also added that LeT leader Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi emphasised that surveillance for 26/11 attacks should be done properly as this was a chance "to take revenge for all bomb blasts India had done in the past" in Pakistan. Continuing his revelations in the 26/11 attacks case, he said that Chabad House was selected by LeT as a target as it was an international location where Jewish and Israeli people were staying.

He revealed that he had purchased red and yellow sacred threads from Siddhivinayak temple as a cover for the 10 attackers so that people would think they were Hindus. According to his testimony,he visited and videographed BARC in July 2008. LeT's Major Iqbal had asked him to recruit some employees of BARC in future who would work for ISI.

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