#26/11 attacks

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Mumbai attack mastermind Lakhvi was sentenced to 5 years in prison on Friday. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • A Pakistan court sentenced UN proscribed terrorist Lakhvi to five years of severe imprisonment
  • Lakhvi was arrested by the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of Punjab province last Saturday
  • He was designated as a global terrorist by the UN in December 2008

.Lahore, Pakistan
The Mumbai attack mastermind was arrested by the Counter-Terrorism Department on Saturday. (Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Judge Ejaz Ahmad Buttar sentenced the accused to five years of rigorous imprisonment
  • Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi pleaded before the court that he was “falsely implicated” in this case
  • The 61-year-old was on bail since 2015 in the Mumbai attack case.

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
In 2008, Mumbai was attacked by 10 members of Lashkar-e-Taiba, killing over 150 people. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi was arrested on Saturday in Pakistan on terror financing charges
  • Lakhvi was on bail since 2015 in the Mumbai attack case
  • He was designated as a global terrorist by the UN in December 2008

.Lahore, Pakistan
The Mumbai terror attacks led by Lakhvi killed 174 people (Photo Credit: Wikipedia/@Mumbai Terrorist attack)

  • Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi was arrested on Saturday 
  • The arrest was made in connection with a terror financing case
  • He was arrested by Pakistan's Counter-Terrorism Department 

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
The 2008 Mumbai terror attack that claimed the lives of 166 people, including six Americans. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Extradition hearing of Tahawwur Rana has been set for February 12
  • Rana, 59, was re-arrested in Los Angeles following an extradition request by India
  • Federal prosecutors have stated that between 2006 and November 2008, Rana conspired with Headley

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Mumbai's Taj Mahal Palace hotel was one of the sites where attacks were carried out on November 26, 2008. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • The US State Department's Rewards for Justice program announced the reward for senior LeT terrorist Sajid Mir
  • It said that Mir was LeT’s operations manager for the attack, playing a leading role in its planning, preparation, and execution
  • In 2019, Mir was added to the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorists List

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Plaque unveiled in memory of the Jews killed in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@indemtel)

  • Six Jews were killed in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks
  • The plaque was unveiled in Israel's southern coastal city of Eilat
  • Ceremonies to pay respects to the victims of the 26/11 attacks were also held in the southern Israeli city of Beersheva

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Rajnath Singh said that the national security architecture has been significantly bolstered in the last few year. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@rajnathsingh)

  • Rajnath Singh spoke in the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit
  • He also referred to the Sino-India border row in Ladakh in his speech
  • We can assure all the countrymen that now India has strengthened its internal and external security, says Singh

Uddhav Thackeray paid tribute to the heroes of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack on its 12th anniversary. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Uddhav Thackeray paid floral tributes to fallen heroes at the Maharashtra Police headquarters
  • He remembered that on the day of the attack in 2008, he was on a tour of Dhule and Nashik for poll rallies
  • He said people should be aware of what conditions police personnel are working in

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) on the eve of the 12th anniversary of the 26/11 terror attack in Mumbai, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. (PTI Photo/Shashank Parade)(PTI25-11-2020_000177B)

  • Kadam, who was then attached as a special officer with D B Marg police station, recalls the sequence of events
  • Kasab's interrogation at the time revealed the scale of the attacks, weapons being used, number of people involved: Kadam
  • Kadam was on 'nakabandi' duty at Girguam Chowpatty to intercept the car in which Kasab was travelling