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2008 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi arrested

Njn Khanal - 2021 Jan 03 11:31 AM

Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Lashkar-e-Taiba operations commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi has been arrested on Saturday.

He was nabbed financing terrorism days after Pakistan received worldwide criticism for having released Ahmed Omer Saeed Shaikh, who was in jail in connection with the abduction and murder of US journalist Daniel Pearl, ANI reported.

ANI, quoting the ARY News said the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) arrested Lakhvi “an alleged member of a banned outfit” during a raid conducted in Lahore.

The department’s spokesperson said that Lakhvi was arrested during a raid for allegedly financing terrorists.

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