Mumbai Attack Mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi Arrested In Pakistan For Terror Financing


New Delhi: Mumbai attack mastermind and Lakshar-e-Taiba (LeT) operations commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi was on Saturday arrested in Pakistan on terror financing charges.

The LeT terrorist has been arrested in connection with a terrorism financing case registered by the Punjab Counter Terror Department at Lahore police station.

Lakhvi was running a dispensary to generate funds for the purpose of diverting the same to terrorists, officials said.

“Following an intelligence-based operation conducted by the CTD Punjab, proscribed organisation LeT leader Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi was arrested on charges of terrorism financing,” the officials added.

Lakhvi, who was on bail since 2015 in the Mumbai attack case, was arrested by the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD).

Lakhvi was designated as a global terrorist by the UN under the United Nations Security Council Resolution in 2008 after the Mumbai attacks.

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