Chicago: David Headley, convicted in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, is presently
admitted to the critical care unit and is battling for life, after he was attacked
by two inmates at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Chicago.
According to reports, Headley was attacked on July 8 by two brothers who were in
the prison for assaulting prisonmen decades ago. He was attacked as he was a double
agent working with Pakistan and Islamist terror elements.
The nature of his injury is very serious and was hence rushed to the CCU of the
In February 2016, Headley deposed via video conferencing before a Mumbai court in
connection with the 26/11 Mumbai attacks.
David Coleman Headley, originally named Daood Sayed Gilani, was born in Washington,
DC to Sayed Salim Gilani, a well-known Pakistani diplomat and broadcaster.