New Delhi, Aug 20 IANS | 4 months ago

A court here Wednesday issued warrant for Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist Abu Jundal to be brought before it connection with cases of terror attacks in the country.

District judge I.S. Mehta in an in-camera proceeding issued the production warrant against Jundal and posted the matter for further hearing Oct 13.

Jundal has been chargesheeted by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) for offences punishable under the Indian Penal Code and the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for allegedly attempting to recruit people through the internet for joining the banned outfit.

Jundal was a key plotter of the 2008 Mumbai attack and is currently lodged in the Arthur Road Jail in Mumbai in connection with a conspiracy to launch terror strikes in India.

He was deported from Saudi Arabia June 25, 2012.

The NIA has said Jundal took part in three training courses at LeT camps and came in touch with top operatives, including outfit chief Hafiz Saeed, Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi and Zarar Shah.

He allegedly taught Hindi to 10 militants, including Ajmal Kasab, involved in the terror strike in Mumbai.

(Posted on 20-08-2014)

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