Ishrat Jahan was LeT operative, says David Headley

David Headley had so far told special judge G A Sanap that ISI was helping different terror outfits in Pakistan and was providing financial, military and moral support.

By: Express Web Desk | Mumbai | Updated: February 11, 2016 3:30 pm
Mumbai: **FILE** Smoke is seen billowing out of the ground and first floor of the Taj Hotel in south Mumbai during security personnel's "Operation Cyclone" following the 26/11 terror attacks in 2008. Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative David Coleman Headley deposed on Monday at a Mumbai court through a video link. PTI Photo (PTI2_8_2016_000258B) Mumbai: **FILE** Smoke is seen billowing out of the ground and first floor of the Taj Hotel in south Mumbai during security personnel’s “Operation Cyclone” following the 26/11 terror attacks in 2008. Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative David Coleman Headley deposed on Thursday at a Mumbai court through a video link. (Source: PTI)

Pakistani-American terrorist David Coleman Headley on Thursday continued his deposition for the third day before a Mumbai court. The deposition was postponed yesterday due to a technical snag in the video conference in the US.

Watch Video: Headley says Ishrat Jahan was a LeT operative

Deposing from an undisclosed location in the US, Headley had so far told special judge G A Sanap that ISI was helping different terror outfits in Pakistan and was providing financial, military and moral support.

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Headley, who had conducted recce of the places in Mumbai which were attacked by 10 LeT terrorists on November 26, 2008, also revealed that the outfit had initially planned to attack a conference of Indian Indian defence scientists in Taj Mahal Hotel. He said he had also conducted a recce of the famous Siddhivinayak Temple and Naval air station on directions of LeT commanders.

READ: David Headley received money from ISI, LeT and Dr Rana

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12.30 pm: Headley deposition adjourned for the day.

11.50 am: Sajid Mir showed me the Indian media coverage of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks on his laptop in Rawalpindi: David Headley.

11.45 am: Sajid Mir and Abu Khafa were talking on phone with 26/11 attackers from a control room in Karachi: Headley.

11.40 am: Besides India occupied Kashmir, LeT planned many attacks in differen states of India, particularly Maharashtra and Gujarat: David Headley.

11.25 am: If David Headley has made some assertions let them be investigated: Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari.

11.15 am: Headley pointed towards Ishrat in 2013 but at that time there was attempt to not accept truth as it was: Nalin Kohli of the BJP

11.00 am: An important confirmation of a fact that has been in public circulation for a long time: Nalin Kohli of the BJP.

10.50 am: David Headley denied involvement of any woman suicide bomber in LeT on being asked by Ujjwal Nikam. But later he named Ishrat Jahan as a LeT operative who was involved in an operation involving an attack on a police naka.

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10.30 am: David Headley tells court that Mumbai girl Ishrat Jahan was a LeT operative.

10.15 am: While exchanging the emails with Tahawwur Rana, Major Iqbal and Sajid Mir I used to use code language: David Headley.

8.52 am: I received Rs 18,000 from Abdur Rehman Pasha: Headley.

8.50 am: Major Iqbal gave me counterfeit Indian currency 2-3 times: Headley.

8.45 am: I received Rs 20,00 in April 2008 and Rs 1,500 in June 2008 from Major Iqbal: Headley.

8.40 am: Before my visit to India, I received 25,000 US dollars from Major Iqbal and 40,000 Pak rupees from Sajid Mir: Headley.

8.36 am: Tahawwur Rana visited Mumbai before terror attack & I advised him to return back to the US, so that he won’t be in any danger: Headley.

8.34 am: I received all the amount through Nariman branch of IndusInd Bank: Headley.

8.32 am: I received Rs 17,636 On 30th November and 1000 US dollars on 4th Dec 2006 from Tahawwur Rana: Headley.

8.30 am: On 7th November 2006, I received 500 US dollars from Dr.Tahawwur Rana: Headley.

8.25 am: On 11th October 2006, I received Rs 66,605 from Dr. Tahawwur Rana when I was in Mumbai: Headley.

8.20 am: I opened an office in Mumbai’s Tardeo AC market area on 14th September, 2006: Headley.

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With inputs from PTI and ANI