ISI wanted to kill 'terror outfit' chief Bal Thackeray?

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Published: Wednesday, May 25, 2011, 9:09 [IST]
 
ISI wanted to kill Bal Thackeray?

Chicago, Mumbai, May 25: During the second day hearing of Mumbai 2008 terror attacks in Chicago court, the main accused David Headley blasted another bomb which could directly hit Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray and his disciples.

Revealing the real face of Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), Headley claimed that the Pakistani intelligence organisation considers Shiv Sena as a terror outfit. Bal Thackeray was on the hit list of ISI and Headley group as a plot were planned to kill the Shiv Sena chief, informed Headley.

The 26/11 terror attacks accused also claimed that he had met Shiv Sena PRO Raja Rege, though Rege asserted, "Wasn't working with Sena when Headley approached me."

Headley, an American of Pakistani-origin and Tahawwur Hussain Rana, a Pakistani-Canadian were arrested by the US police under the suspicion of their involvement in planning the Mumbai attacks. The trial for the duo's involvement began in a Chicago court on May 23.

Headley also said that the ISI helped terror out-fit LeT and that he started training in Pakistan about a decade ago. He also spell out the role of Hafiz Saeed, in the attacks and stated that the boss of the militants Saeed, motivated him for carrying out a 'Jihad'.

The ISI was also exposed when Headley said that he was in touch with 'Major' Iqbal of the ISI and that do recce for the Mumbai attacks, 'Major' Iqbal had financed him $25,000.

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