Washington: The United States has announced a reward of up to USD 5 million for information leading to the arrest or conviction of Lashkar-e-Tayyiba member Sajid Mir for his “role” in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks in 2008.
“REWARD! Up to $5 Million! On Nov. 26, 2008, terrorists launched a 3-day attack in Mumbai, India that killed more than 170 people. Help us find the killers. If you have information, you could be eligible for a reward,” tweeted the US Rewards for Justice program.
According to an official statement issued by the US Rewards for Justice program, “Sajid Mir, a senior member of the Pakistan-based foreign terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (LeT), is wanted for his involvement in the November 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India. The Rewards for Justice program is offering a reward of up to USD 5 million for information leading to the arrest or conviction in any country of Sajid Mir for his role in these attacks.”
As per RFJ, Sajid Mir is associated with radical Islamist outfit Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (LeT). He was the operations manager for the LeT during the Mumbai attack that killed over 167 people. He had played a crucial role in planning, preparation and execution of the terror attack. Mir was charged for conspiracy, terror support, the bombing of public property, the murder of US citizens outside the country and injuring the property of a foreign government.
RFJ is the Counter-Terrorism Rewards Program of the US State Department that was established to bring international terrorists to justice and prevent acts of terrorism against US citizens internationally.