The questioning of Abdul Naeem alias Headley 2 has revealed that he went about his operations using a Hindu name.
Abdul Naeem who has been dubbed as Headley too had his handler based in Pakistan. He said that his handler went by the name Rehan alias Amjad.
Abdul Naeem was roped in on the same lines as David Headley was. His job was to conduct a reconnaissance of vital locations and pass on the information to the Lashkar-e-Tayiba, NIA officials informed.
The arrest of Abdul Naeem is sure a relief for the security agencies. The man dubbed as David Headley 2 had conducted a reconnaissance at several places and was set to pass on the information to the Lashkar-e-Tayiba.
The investigation that is being conducted following the arrest of Abdul Naeem also known as Headley 2 has revealed some startling details. He was a wanted accused in the Aurangabad arms hauls case of 2006. Abu Jundal the Hindi tutor of the ten 26/11 terrorists too is an accused in the same case.
For the security agencies, the arrest of Abdul Naeem from Varanasi was a major breakthrough. His questioning has revealed some shocking details about his plans which spread across to Uttar Pradesh, Himachal, and Delhi. In a joint operation conducted by the National Investigation Agency and the Uttar Pradesh ATS, Naeem was picked up from Varanasi.