US announces reward of up to USD 5 million for information about 26/11 mastermind - News Summed Up

US announces reward of up to USD 5 million for information about 26/11 mastermind


worldUpdated: Nov 28, 2020, 00:16 ISTTwelve years after the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, the United States has announced a reward of up to USD 5 million for information leading to the arrest or conviction of Lashkar-e-Tayyiba member Sajid Mir for his “role” in the attacks in Mumbai in 2008. In these gruesome attacks, nine terrorists were killed and the lone survivor, Ajmal Amir Kasab, was caught and sentenced to death. “Sajid Mir was LeT’s operations manager for the Mumbai attack, playing a leading role in its planning, preparation, and execution. It added that on August 30, 2012, the Department of the Treasury designated Mir for holding leadership positions within the LeT. The LeT was designated a foreign terrorist organisation by the US Department of State in December 2001,” the department added.


Source: Hindustan Times November 27, 2020 18:47 UTC



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