Mumbai, Mar 20: Bollywood filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt's son, Rahul Bhatt, who has been questioned twice by the National Investigative Agency (NIA) for his connections with Pakistan-origin American terrorist David Coleman Headley, has said that the 26/11 terrorist in undoubtedly double agent of America.
"Not in my wildest dreams could I imagine that this white American is a modern day Jackal. He should have been given a death sentence for engineering the murder of innocent men, women and children. Undoubtedly David Headley was a double agent of the USA," Rahul Bhatt said.
"I am nauseated by the very thought that I had run into devil himself," Bhatt said adding that he never thought or doubted that Headley terror links.
Answering another question, Rahul Bhatt said, "Did I know Headley? The answer is a yes and a no. The David Headley that I knew then was a different man and the David who has now emerged now is a different man...The absolute monster."
Bhatt came to know Headley after he met him at a gym. The NIA has questioned Bhatt while probing the role of Headley and his Pakistani-Canadian associate Tahawwur Hussain Rana.