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26/11: Details of the accused in the 2nd US chargesheet

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Updated: May 9, 2011, 5:43 PM IST
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26/11: Details of the accused in the 2nd US chargesheet
The Chicago trial of the 2008 Mumbai attacks will be held from May 16.

The Government of India released information on the five persons named as accused in the second charge-sheet filed by the United States Government in connection with the Chicago trial of the 2008 Mumbai attacks:

SAJID MAJEED

Name with Aliases: Sajid Majeed @ Sajid Mir @ Wasi @ Ibrahim @ Mohd Arshad Awan.

Father's name: Abdul Majeed.

Date of Birth (Age)/DR: 1976 (35 years)/6 ft, Fair, Black hair, had undergone plastic surgery in 2008.

Address: Near Garrison Golf Club, near Ganda Nallah, Airport Road, Lahore.

Passport No.: KE 381676 (Issued by Pakistan in the name of Arshad Awan)

Close Associates: Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, Abu Qahafa, Abu Anas, Muzzammill Butt.

Red Corner Notice: 6269/10-2010.

- Sajid Majeed is a senior Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (LeT) Commander and heads the LeT's 'India set up'.

- He was the key planner of Mumbai terror attacks.

- He was the LeT's main handler of David Coleman Headley and provided financial and logistic support to him for conducting surveillance of the targets for the Mumbai attacks.

- He was personally involved in the training and briefing of all the 10 terrorists who carried out the Mumbai attacks.

- Sajid Majeed was most probably present in the Lashkar control room in Karachi during 26/11 and the Government of India has asked for his voice samples from the Government of Pakistan

- He is also an accused in NIA Case No. 04/2009 pertaining to conspiracy to target important locations in India.

- Sajid Majeed was conspiring with David Headley in 2009 to attack targets in Denmark (Danish terror plot).

- He has close links with Tahawwur Hussain Rana.

ABU QAHAFA

Name with Aliases: Abu Qahafa

Father's name: N/A

Date of Birth(Age)/DR: 32-35 Yrs/5' 6", lean, long beard, has sunken cheeks.

Address: 1. Bahawalpur, Pakistan
2. Baitul Mujahideen, Near Shavai Nallah, Muzzaffarabad, POK.

Passport No.: N/A

E Mails: N/A

Close Associates: Sajid Majeed, Abu Anas, Abu Hamza

Red Corner Notice: N/A

- Abu Qahafa is a senior LeT trainer and an expert in handling arms and explosives.

- He was one of the main conspirators of the Mumbai terror attacks.

- He is an absconding accused in the Mumbai terror attack case.

- He was closely involved in providing physical and technical training to the 10 terrorists who carried out the Mumbai attacks.

- He imparted training in GPS handling and map reading to the attackers.

- During the entire period when the Mumbai terror attacks conspiracy was being hatched, he acted as a secretary to Sajid Majeed.

- There is evidence to suggest his presence in the LeT control room in Pakistan during the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks.

- The Government of India has asked for his voice samples from the Pakistan authorities.

MAZHAR IQBAL@ABU ALQAMA

Name with Aliases: Mazhar Iqbal @ Abu Alqama

Father's name: N/A

Date of Birth(Age)/DR: 35 Years/Dark, 5' 6", round face with thick beard.

Addresses: 1. Bahawalpur, Pakistan
2. Baitul Mujahideen, near Shavai Nallah, Muzzaffarabad ,POK.

Passport No.: N/A

Close Associates: Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, Muzzammill Butt, Sajid Mir.

Red Corner Notice: N/A (Arrested in Pakistan)

- Abu Alqama is a senior Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (LeT) Commander who was in charge of the Kashmir set up till 2008.

- Abu Alqama was a key conspirator of the Mumbai terror attacks.

- He was involved in training and briefing of all the 10 terrorists who carried out the Mumbai terror attacks.

- He was present in Karachi when the attackers left the shores of Pakistan for Mumbai.

- Abu Alqama was most probably present in the Lashkar control room during 26/11, where he was exhorting the attackers to kill more and more people.

- He has been arrested and charge sheeted by Pakistani authorities in the case registered by them in connection with the Mumbai terror attacks.

- The Government of India has asked for Abu Alqama's voice samples from Pakistan authorities.

LASHKAR MEMBER D

Name with Aliases:

Date of Birth(Age)/DR: 6' 2", heavy built fair, long hair, long beard, big hands.

Close Associates: Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi (Zaki), Sajid Majeed, Abdul Aziz @ Wali, Abu Alqama.

Red Corner Notice: N/A

- Presently, he is believed to be the overall operational commander of LeT. (After the arrest of Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi).

- He is one of the important conspirators of the Mumbai attacks and is an absconding accused in the case.

- He was involved in the planning of the Mumbai attacks since late 2005.

- He was involved in the recruitment and training of all the 10 terorrists who carried out the Mumbai attack.

- He is reported to have handled David Coleman Headley till early 2007.

- He also provided logistic and material support to the attackers.

MAJOR IQBAL

Name with Aliases: Major Iqbal

Father's name: N/A

Date of Birth(Age)/DR: 35 Years/ 5' 10", Fair with round face, clean shaven with thick moustache.

Address: 1. R/O Sargodha, Pakistan.
2. Lahore Army Cantonment, Near Lahore Airport.

Passport No.: N/A

Close Associates: Sajid Majeed, Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, David Coleman Headley.

Red Corner Notice: A-6270/10-2010

- Major Iqbal is suspected to be a Pakistan ISI officer who was posted in Lahore during 2007 and 2008.

- Major Iqbal was handling David Coleman Headley on behalf of ISI for the Mumbai terror attacks.

- He provided funds ($25,000) and FICN to David Coleman Headley for meeting his expenses during the surveillance operations in India.

- David Headley used to give all the surveillance videos first to Major Iqbal and then to the LeT.

- Major Iqbal, on behalf of the ISI, was actively involved in the planning and execution of Mumbai terror attacks.

- He is an accused in Case 04/2009 of NIA pertaining to conspiracy to target important locations in India.

First Published: May 9, 2011, 5:43 PM IST
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