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26/11 Mumbai Attack Mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi Arrested In Pakistan

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Pakistan: Mumbai attack mastermind and Lashkar-e-taiba (LeT) operations commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi was arrested in Pakistan on Saturday, an official said. Lakhvi was arrested on financing charges in Lahore. He was coordinating a dispensary to produce funds for the intention of diverting the same to terrorists, an official added.
“Following an intelligence-based operation conducted by the CTD Punjab, proscribed organisation LeT leader Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi was arrested on charges of terrorism financing,” the official was quoted as saying by news agency PTI.
Lakhvi, who was on bail in since 2015, was arrested by the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of Punjab province. Nevertheless, the CTD did not reveal the location of his arrest.
Also read: Police Foil Terror Plot In Jammu, Three Arrested With Grenades
“Lakhvi is accused of running a dispensary, using funds collected for terrorism financing. He and others also collected funds from this dispensary and used these funds for further terrorism financing. He also used these funds for personal expenses,” the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) stated.
The CTD said that in addition to belonging to proscribed organisation leader Lashkar-e-taiba (LeT), he is also a UN-designated terrorist. “His trial will be held before the Anti-Terrorism Court in Lahore,” CTD added.

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