United States has offered to to assist India in bringing perpetrators of the Mumbai terror attacks to justice after Pakistani-American key LeT operative David Coleman Headley in his deposition told a court that Pakistani terrorists conducted 26/11 strikes after two failed attempts.
Headley deposed before a sessions court in Mumbai via video conference for the second day from an undisclosed location in US today. The trial started at 7 am.
“The United States is committed to doing all we can to assist the government of India in pursuing every possible lead to bring to justice those responsible for that attack to the fullest extent permitted by US law,” State Department Spokesman John Kirby told reporters. “Certainly, it’s indicative of our commitment to making sure the perpetrators of that attack are brought to justice and I think it’s indicative of a close relationship with India, again, in a law enforcement realm but across all others as well,” Kirby said.
Headley, who yesterday told court how his outfit had planned the 26/11 attacks and executed it after two failed attempts and gave details of the role played by ISI whose three officials he named- LeT founder Hafiz Saeed, another LeT commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi as well as his handler in the outfit Sajid Mir.