De-coding the myth called Sajid Mir, the ISI’s top asset

Sajid Mir. Photo courtesy: domain-b

New Delhi, June 29: The United States in its Country Reports on Terrorism has flagged Pakistan for not taking action against 26/11 attack plotter, Sajid Mir and Jaish-e-Mohammad chief, Maulana Masood Azhar. While a lot is known, written and said about Azhar, there is very little that one knows about Sajid Mir.

He remains one of the power important and powerful asset of the ISI and Lashkar-e-Tayiba. He had in fact played a major role in the 26/11 attack and was also David Headley’s handler.

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Mystery Mir tracked, readies for Karachi Project

The biggest mystery of the 26/11 attack is Sajid Mir or Sajeed Majeed. After the attack of 26/11 there was nothing known about him and it was over the next year or so that his name surfaced during the interrogation of David Headley. Branded as an international terrorist and the man who handled David Headley, Sajid Mir the 1976 born operative according to the intelligence provided to India by the Mossad he is holed up in Murdike which is situated near Lahore.

Sajid Mir. Photo courtesy: domain-b
Sajid Mir. Photo courtesy: domain-b

What is the mysterious Mir doing in Murdike: Murdike is an extremely strategic location for Mir. His home is the near the Ganda Nala lane in Lahore Pakistan which is very close to Murdike which also happens to be one of the main base camps of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba, the outfit he works for. He is a key player for the Lashkar and today his importance for them is immense as they prepare to launch the Karachi Project which they have been working for some time now.

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