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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.

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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.
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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, Pakistan2. 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, Pakistan2. 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.

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