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26/11 mastermind Lakhvi arrested

He was on bail since 2015 in the Mumbai attack case, was arrested by the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of Punjab province
Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi was arrested on Saturday in Pakistan on terror financing charges
Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi was arrested on Saturday in Pakistan on terror financing charges
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PTI   |   Lahore   |   Published 03.01.21, 02:14 AM

Mumbai attack mastermind and Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) operations commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi was arrested on Saturday in Pakistan on terror financing charges, according to an official statement.

Lakhvi, who was on bail since 2015 in the Mumbai attack case, was arrested by the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of Punjab province. Sources in the CTD said Lakhvi was arrested from Lahore.

“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 CTD said in an official statement. It added that Lakhvi, 61, was arrested in a case of terrorism financing registered in a police station of CTD Lahore.

“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.”



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