Pakistan sentences the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks' mastermind to 15 years in prison

Sajid Majeed Mir, a key handler of the deadly 2008 Mumbai attacks, was sentenced to 15 years in jail by an anti-terrorism court in Lahore earlier this month . Mir has already been sentenced to 68 years in jail for terror financing lawsuits by the Lahore ATC .

Islamabad: Sajid Majeed Mir, a key handler of the deadly 2008 Mumbai attacks, was sentenced to 15 years in jail by an anti-terrorism court in Lahore earlier this month, according to a senior lawyer with experience with terror financing cases for LeT and Jamaat-ud-Dawa leaders.A senior lawyer for the Punjab Police, who often charges the suspects in such cases to the media, told PTI on Friday that the court had not warned Mir of According to him, the judge sentenced him to over Rs 400,000 in prison and a fine of over Rs 400,000.Before the Financial Action Task Force met, Pakistan reportedly told the group that it had arrested and prosecuted Sajid Mir in order to request his removal from India's most wanted list for his part in the 2611 Mumbai attacks that killed 166 people.Mir, the suspected mastermind and JuD chief in the Mumbai terror attacks, has already been sentenced to 68 years in jail for terror financing lawsuits by the Lahore ATC, which means he does not have to endure many years in jail.Both Saeed and Maki are currently in the Kot Lapkhapt prison in Lahore, where the US has issued a USD 10 million bounty, and they were arrested on July 2019.Saeed-led JuD is the front group for the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT), which was behind the 2008 Mumbai attack that killed six Americans.The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is an international terror financing body that works with Islamabad to develop a