Islamabad: Mastermind of Mumbai Terrorist Attack Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi has been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment by the Lahore Anti-Terrorism Court in the financial capital of India in 2008.
Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi has been sentenced in a case of terror funding.
The Punjab Anti-Terrorism Department arrested him on Saturday for financing terrorism.
The US also welcomed the arrest of Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. Lakhvi was accused of using the funds raised for a dispensary in terrorist financing.
He and his associates used the money collected from this dispensary to finance terrorism. He also used this money for personal expenses.
Lakhvi was declared a global terrorist by the United Nations in December 2008 for being involved with Lashkar and Al Qaeda and for planning, providing aid and conspiring for terrorists. It has provisions such as property confiscation and travel restrictions.
Let me tell you that under the leadership of Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed, Lashkar-e-Taiba carried out the Mumbai Terrorist Attack in 2008. The attack killed 166 people, including six American civilians.
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