David Headley’s testimony on 26/11 attacks


One of the prime accused in 26/11 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, David Headley, is deposits before a Mumbai court via video links.

He’s already deposed before the court on two days but wasn’t able to testify on Wednesday because of technical problem.

Here are the highlights of his third day of testimony.

  • Abu Aiman Mazhar was in charge of LeT’s women wing
  • Muzammil Bhatt was the head of our group before Sajid Mir
  • The operation was about to shoot police at some naka. One woman LeT named Ishrat Jahan was involved
  • Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi told me about botched operation of Muzammil in India, he explained about the operation
  • David Headley names Ishrat Jahan before Mumbai Court
  • Ishrat Jahan, who was killed in 2004 was a Lashkar member
  • I provided photocopy of my passport to service provider to obtain & activate those mobile numbers
  • I used 2-3 mobile numbers between the period of 2006 to 2009 during my visit to India
  • While exchanging the emails with Tahawwur Rana, Major Iqbal and Sajid Mir I used to use code language
  • I opened an office in Mumbai’s Tardeo AC market area on 14th September, 2006
  • On 11th October 2006, I received Rs 66,605 from Dr. Tahawwur Rana when I was in Mumbai
  • On 7th November 2006, I received 500 US dollars from Dr.Tahawwur Rana
  • I received Rs 17,636 On 30th November & 1000 US dollars on 4th Dec 2006 from Tahawwur Rana
  • I received all the amount through Nariman branch of IndusInd Bank
  • Tahawwur Rana visited Mumbai before terror attack & I advised him to return back to the US, so that he won’t be in any danger
  • Before my visit to India, I received 25000 US dollars from Major Iqbal & 40000 Pakistani rupees from Sajid Mir
  • I received Rs 2000 in April 2008 & Rs 1500 in June 2008 from Major Iqbal
  • Major Iqbal gave me counterfeit Indian currency 2-3 times
  • I received Rs 18000 from Abdur Rehman Pasha
  • On 1st November 2006 I signed the agreement of my office in Tardeo area of Mumbai, with landlord Mr. Bora
  • The contents I had mentioned in the agreement of my office in Mumbai’s Tardeo area, were true
  • On 16th July 2008,I applied for extension of license (Mumbai office) to stay in premises and extension was granted
  • An application was submitted to Reserve Bank of India to open a business account in India with signatures of Raymond Sanders
  • RBI refused to give permission to open a business account
  • I wanted to close down office in Jan 2009 post terror attack, Major Iqbal also wanted to close it
  • But Tahawwur Rana said he would like to continue and also took some steps
  • I visited Reliance web world on 12 Sept,18th & 30th Oct 2007 to access internet with login id- immigration.usa