Headley’s handler is a khaas admi in Pakistan

Sajid Mir. Photo courtesy: Domain-b

Sajid Mir. Photo courtesy: Domain-b

David Headley today referred to a man called Sajid Mir several times during his testimony before a Mumbai court in connection with the 26/11 trial. A global terrorist who had even scouted for targets in France, Mir is a mystery man for the world, but a very important person in Pakistan.

Headley in all his testimonies in the past has referred to Mir being his handler, but has not once stated clearly who exactly is this man. Pakistan says that such a person does not exist. Mir’s name figures in the case that was probed by the NIA relating to the international conspiracy into the 26/11 attack.

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Pathankot probe: A mystery that has stumped investigators

pathankot-attack_650x400_61451836116Pathankot, Feb 8: There is a mystery that the National Investigation Agency will have to unravel where the investigations into the Pathankot attack is concerned.
What has left the NIA confused in the probe is that the weapons from the second encounter have not yet been recovered. Moreover, there is no sign of the clothes of the terrorists who were involved in the second encounter.

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Who received David Headley at the Mumbai aiport?

Photo courtesy: CNN

Photo courtesy: CNN

Mumbai, Feb 8: David Headley who is now testifying before a court in Mumbai through video conferencing from the United States of America was a key player in the 26/11 attack.

There is one fact about the operation of David Headley and that is India knew nothing when he began his journey into Mumbai.
In the entire confession of Headley he hardly speaks about a local link.

It is very difficult to conduct a reconnaissance of city like Mumbai unlike there is someone locally to help out. Whether India did not know about this local link or chose not to probe it is a subject matter of debate.

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Calm and composed Headley says he is Lashkar-e-Taiba’s true follower

headley_1903413cMumbai, Feb 8: David Headley who began testifying before a court in Mumbai in connection with the 26/11 trial has said that it was the Lashkar-e-Taiba which inspired him to carry out this job.
I was a follower of the Lashkar-e-Taiba and its leadership inspired me, he also said. Headley has been asked nearly 40 questions by the prosecution and the court.
I am true follower of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba he also said. The statements made by Headley so far are similar to what he has already confessed both before the FBI and the NIA.

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26/11 trial: David Headley begins deposition through video conferencing

Photo courtesy: CNN

Photo courtesy: CNN

Mumbai, Feb 8: David Headley has begun testifying before a court in Mumbai which is hearing a case relating to the 26/11 Mumbai attack.

Headley who is currently serving a life sentence in a US jail is deposing before the court via video conferencing.
This is the for the first time that a foreign terrorist is deposing before an India through video conferencing.

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What to expect from the David Headley deposition?

headley-dual-life-1-630Mumbai, Feb 8: It was a victory of sorts when India managed to get David Headley to testify through video conferencing before a Mumbai court. All eyes will be on the Mumbai court where Headley who has turned approver will testify today. There are certain things that one must know in this case as it stands now.
Firstly Headley has already been pardoned by the court which means there will be no sentencing. Moreover he enjoys a plea bargain deal in the United States which ensures he can neither be sentenced to death nor extradited to any country.

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J&K: CBM can’t include talking to separatists says BJP

Delhi, Feb 6: The PDP in Jammu and Kashmir had made it clear if the government has to be formed then there needs to be confidence building measures. While there are many demands, one of them are to have talks with the separatists. The BJP is clearly in no mood for this as it feels that talking with the separatists will do no good and moreover the image of the party can take a beating.
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Tazanian attacked in Bengaluru: Condemn it but don’t jump the gun

  
Thank you John H W Kijazi for clearing out that the attack on the Tanzanian student was not a racist attack but an isolated incident. Kijazi the high commissioner of Tanzania declined to say that the attack on the Tanzanian girl was a racist attack. Let us first start off by first condemning this deplorable incident in which a woman was assaulted by a bunch of goons who were protesting an accident. The Bengaluru police have been stating since day one that it was a reaction to an accident.
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GHMC: Why Seemandhra voters opted for the TRS

  New Delhi, Feb 6: The Telangana Rastriya Samithi took all its opponents to the cleaners by bagging 99 of the 150 seats in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Council Polls. The victory which has been termed as a Paripoorna Vijayam for the TRS also had another interesting aspect to it. Those originally from Seemandhra too have voted for the TRS and the polling pattern makes this amply clear.
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Australian national deported from India for ISIS link

  Delhi, Feb 6: An Australian national was deported from the Delhi airport after it was found that he had links with the ISIS. The person to be deported is Ahmad Bin Hamad was deported after the security found that he had ISIS related literature on him.
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