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Thursday, 18 December 2014

A man accused of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks has been granted bail by a court in Pakistan

A man accused of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks has been granted bail by a court in Pakistan
The attacks in Mumbai lasted almost 60 hours, and saw numerous public buildings and locations attacked. AFP
Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi and his co-accused were arrested in 2008 and had filed bail applications on 10 December.

Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi is one of seven men facing trial over the attacks in the Indian city, which left 165 people dead. Nine gunmen were also killed.Another man, Zarar Shah, has been accused of working with him, and was arrested in Pakistani-administered Kashmir in December 2008, but his name does not appear alongside those being tried with Mr. Lakhvi.

Nine other men have been also charged in absentia in relation to the attacks. Mr. Lakhvi was directed to pay surety bonds worth 1m rupees (£6,400) before being released, his lawyer told Reuters.
A man accused of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks has been granted bail by a court in Pakistan
Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi
Correspondents say the charges brought against Mr. Lakhvi and other suspects held in Pakistan were mainly based on a confession given by the only gunman captured alive after the attacks.



Mohammad Ajmal Amir Qasab was executed in 2012.



source: ( BBC )





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