Pakistan’s FIA makes another 26/11 arrest

August 6th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI  

Rawalpindi, Aug 6 (ANI): Pakistan’s Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) Special Investigation Unit (SIU) has arrested another important suspect who is said to be behind the Mumbai terror attacks and is allegedly linked with the Lashkar-e-Tayyaba (LeT).

FIA sources said on Wednesday that the SIU was already questioning five suspects, including Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, and Mazhar Iqbal alias Abu Al-Qama, of Islamabad, Abdul Wajid alias Zarar Shah of Sheikupura, Shahid Jamil Riaz of Bahawalpur and Hammad Amin Sadiq of Rahim Yar Khan to probe their links with the Mumbai attacks.

“The suspects revealed the name of another suspect, Jamil Ahmed, of Battgram during interrogation. Ahmed also allegedly facilitated the acts of terrorism in Mumbai on November 26,” they said.

Sources said the SIU arrested Ahmed near his house, and added that he was being interrogated.

They termed the arrest a major breakthrough in the investigation. (ANI)

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