26/11 attacks: Ready to depose if I receive pardon, says David Headley

26/11 attacks: Ready to depose if I receive pardon, says David Headley

By: || Updated: 10 Dec 2015 07:54 PM
Mumbai: David Coleman Headley on Thursday evening appeared in a Mumbai court through video conferencing and admitted his involvement in 26/11attacks.

 

Headley admitted to all charges against him in the case and said he is ready to depose if he receives pardon.

 

Earlier, the sessions' court had reserved its order on Mumbai Police's plea seeking Headley to be made as an accused in the case.

 

On October 8, Special public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam had filed an application before special judge G.A. Sanap, presiding over the trial of Lashkar operative Abu Jundal, that Headley should be tried along with Jundal.

 

Headley, who confessed to his role in the 26/11 attacks to the US authorities, was sentenced to 35 years' imprisonment by a US court.

 

Headley, accused of conducting a special reconnaissance of targets before the Mumbai terror attack, was sentenced to 35 years' imprisonment by the US court.

 

He had entered into a plea bargaining agreement with the US government.

 

The horrific Mumbai terrorist attacks on November 26, 2008 had killed as many as 166 persons.

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