SIM card used in Mumbai attacks sent for forensic tests
Apri 5 PTI
An international mobile phone SIM card that was used to direct the
militants who carried out the Mumbai attacks, has been sent to Interpol
in Saudi Arabia to establish a link to one the seven men who are on
trial in Pakistan for the 2008 terrorist carnage.
A Federal Investigation Agency official told the anti-terrorism court
that the SIM card used by accused Jamil Ahmed to give directions to the
militants carrying out the attacks in Mumbai, had been sent to Interpol
in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, for forensic verification.
We are awaiting the report from Interpol which will be submitted to
the court in the next hearing," he was quoted as saying by sources.The
court adjourned the hearing till April 9.After a delay of three weeks,
the Mumbai case was heard in an Islamabad court today.
Citing security concerns, the hearing was not held at the Adiala Jail
in Rawalpindi where it usually takes place.
The hearing was held at the sessions court premises in the absence of
Lashkar-e-Taiba operations commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, Abdul
Wajid, Mazhar Iqbal, Hamad Amin Sadiq, Shahid Jameel Riaz, Jamil Ahmed
and Anjum have been charged with planning, financing and executing the
attacks in India's financial capital that killed 166 people in November,
The hearing, which is now held on a weekly basis, did not take place
last month due to a strike by lawyers following a terror attack on the
premises of the local court in Islamabad, besides the usual security
concerns.The judges and lawyers have demanded foolproof security for