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India will be satisfied if Headley gets life sentence: Pillai

Indian government will be "satisfied" if Pakistani-American David Coleman Headley, who pleaded guilty in a US court to his involvement in the Mumbai attacks, is awarded a life sentence, Home Secretary GK Pillai said today. No extradition, but India can question Headley: Lawyer

india Updated: Mar 19, 2010 13:27 IST
PTI

Indian government will be "satisfied" if Pakistani-American David Coleman Headley, who pleaded guilty in a US court to his involvement in the Mumbai attacks, is awarded a life sentence, Home Secretary GK Pillai said on Friday.

"The US Attorney General has advised a senetence of life imprisonment. If he gets a sentence of life imprisonment, I don't think government of India will be unsatisfied," he said in New Delhi.

He said other details of his accesibility for questioning by India, interrogation or about giving testimony have to be worked out in the coming weeks.

First Published: Mar 19, 2010 12:23 IST