Soumya Ranjan December 30, 2014

9/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi who said to be release after a Pakistani court’s bail order arrested again. This time for a different case and details regarding that were not disclosed by any ministry spokesman.

After his release order, strong rejoinder from India and dozen other countries took place and all demanded to take the release decision back. an inner ministry spokesman told PTI that Zakiur arrested before his release for an another case and details will be published to media later.

According to the prior release news, Lakhvi was set to be freed from the Adaila Jail Rawalpindi today morning through bail after the Islamabad High Court order. Zakiur Rehman submitted Rs 1 million surety bonds as bail amount after the court order.

Moment before his release, the jail superintendent received an order from the Pakistan government regarding his arrest in this new case. According to the official report, he was presented before a magistrate who after hearing remanded him in custody. Lakhvi’s counsel Raja Rizwan Abbasi has protested against the government’s decision after this newly made decision.

A Glimpse on Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi

Believed to be the operational chief of the banned terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi was involved in the 2008 Mumbai attack. Considered as one of the worst terrorist attack in India, a group of gunman attacked some luxury hotels, cafe, CST railway station and a Jewish centre in Mumbai.

The sole surviving gunman, Ajmal Kasab who has since been executed, had identified Lakhvi as the mastermind. Since then, Lakhvi has been held in jail in the city of Rawalpindi. Lakhvi was arrested in February 2009 and was indicted along with six others in November of the same year for planning and helping to carry out the attacks.

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