David Headley, who has dual Pakistani-American citizen accused of involvement in the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, argued in a hearing yesterday before the hearing in the Indian court: to organize the crime of the terrorists were assisted by the staff of the military intelligence of Pakistan.
About it writes on Tuesday, February 9, the newspaper the New York Times.
Hadley, who has been haunted by the police of India, gave evidence from a secret hiding place in the USA, where he is serving 35-year sentence for complicity in a series of bloody terrorist attacks that claimed the lives of over 180 people. He said that on the advice of one of leaders of terrorist grouping «Lashkar-and-Taiba» has changed were given at birth name of Dawood Gilani, on a more «American» that allows you to easily enter the territory of India.
55-year-old Hadley is the son of a famous Pakistani poet and diplomat, said Salim Gilani and socialite from Philadelphia, Serrill Headley, was previously charged with trafficking in heroin and as part of the transaction with a consequence sent to Pakistan to collect information on drug dealers. They are interested in local authorities and offered to work for them.
Headley was arrested in 2009, he was charged with involvement in the conspiracy to commit terrorist attack in the Danish newspaper. He made a deal with the justice system and the death penalty were replaced by 35-year prison term.
Note that India has repeatedly accused Pakistan of failing to cooperate and exchange information as part of the case. The results of the investigation by the Pakistani security services have been published only under pressure from Richard Holbrooke – special representative of Barack Obama in Pakistan and Afghanistan.