In a startling revelation that raises questions over the 26/11 Mumbai attack trial taking place in Pakistan, Abu Jundal has told interrogators that Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) military commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi is being guarded in jail by LeT operatives.
Under intense international pressure after the 26/11 attack, Pakistan was forced to place LeT brass behind bars and put them on trial as well. But Jundal’s disclosure indicates that Pakistan is enacting a sham in the name of trial.
Besides Lakhvi, Pakistan has arrested five others in connection with the 26/11 attacks — Abdul Wajid alias Zarar Shah, Mazhar Iqbal alias Abu al Qama, Hammad Amin sadiq and Shaid Jamil Riyaz — who have been lodged in high-security Adiala jail in Pakistan.
“Jundal has told interrogators that after his marriage, he had gone to meet Lakhvi in Adiala jail. It’s a high-security prison where terror suspects are lodged, but there were no jail guards for Lakhvi. He was being guarded by his own LeT men,” said a security official who has been briefed on Jundal’s interrogation.
Besides his own guards, he has also been provided all comforts and communication facilities to stay in touch with his men.