IndiaTV RSS Feeds
October 21, 2014
0
Email

Headley worked for terrorist outfits for seven years

IANS [ Updated 25 Jan 2013, 11:04:07 ]
Headley worked for terrorist outfits for seven years
FONT SIZE

Chicago, Jan 25: Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative Pakistani-American David Headley, a key player in the deadly 2008 Mumbai terror attack, worked to advance the violent goals of terrorist organizations for seven years, a US court was told.



Headley, 52, Washington born son of a Pakistani diplomat and an American mother, "not only worked at the direction of Lashkar-e-Taiba for years, but also with members of Al Qaeda," prosecutors told US District Judge Harry Leinenweber.

Leinenweber Thursday sentenced Headley to 35 years in prison in line with the prosecution recommendations, which had suggested a 30-35 year term citing "significant cooperation" provided by Headley to US government's efforts to combat terrorism.




TODAY'S BEST VIDEO
Police arrests 15 ‘Munna Bhais’ for cheating ..

Bihar Police has arrested 15 ‘Munna Bhais’...

Bumper offers and discounts this Diwali

Get exciting discount offers on diwali gifts with...

ALSO READ
X
US court issues summons against Narendra Modi
New Delhi: Hours before his arrival in New York, a US court has summoned Indian...
Read More >>