Pakistan’s claim of having nabbed Lashkar-e-Toiba operative Sajid Mir is nothing however a beauty step to break out the Financial Action Task Force gray listing.
Sajid Mir, the 26/eleven Mumbai terror attack handler who was declared lifeless long in the past, has been arrested as claimed by way of Pakistan, reports from Paris and New Delhi said.
Strangely, Pakistan has stated that Jaish-e-Muhammad chief Maulana Masood Azhar, who is playing the patronage of the Pakistani established order in his den Bahawalpur, is untraceable.
The claims through Islamabad come at a time while it is making an attempt tough to escape the grey listing of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). The anti-terror watchdog has stated that Pakistan could be removed from the grey listing if the onsite inspection to verify whether steps taken via it to scale down terror financing and cash laundering are ‘sustainable’ and ‘irreversible’.
In 2020, Hindustan Times had mentioned the whereabouts of Sajid Mir, who had directed the Lashkar terrorists to take a head shot on the Holtzberg couple at Chabad House in the course of the 26/11 assaults. Mir, the handler of David Coleman Headley, was said to be playing the protection of ISI both in Rawalpindi or Lahore. He extended the terror group’s reach throughout three continents, and plotted terror assaults in Australia, Virginia inside the United States and France.
It is believed that Mir has level seven safety, the security cowl usually accorded to the heads of the kingdom by means of the ISI. He even underwent plastic surgery after the 26/11 attacks.
As some distance as Masood Azhar is involved, the Pulwama attack plotter maintains to stay in Bahawalpur. He become declared a global terrorist in 2019 after much delay with China blocking off his designation through the United Nations Security Council.