Washington: David Coleman Headley on Sunday has finally deposed before the United States court on Sunday, and has claimed his active role in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks.
According to an exclusive report by CNN-IBN, during an interrogation, Headley confessed that he was handled by Pakistan ISI’s Major Iqbal and Sameer Ali and that LeT’s Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi’s handler was ISI Brigadier.
Exposing Pakistan’s role in the 26/11 attack, Headley also revealed that Mumbai terror attacks carried out in India in 2008, had the support of Pakistan government, the report said.
According to Special Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam, Headley will depose before the Indian court on February 8, Monday, in exchange of pardon. The deposition is likely to be done through video conferencing and would continue for few days from Monday.
David Coleman Headley was originally charged under 11 counts, relating to planning and executing terror-related activities against India. Headley, who is currently serving a 35-year prison sentence in the US for his role in the 2008 attacks case, had initially refused to depose before the court.
It is believed that NSA Ajit Doval has big hand in turning Headley an approver in the case. As per reports, Doval had been putting pressure on United States government to make Headley depose before the Indian court in the 2008 terror attacks case.