Indian Lashkar operative's meeting with Lakhvi under scanner
The meetings between Salim Khan and Lashkar-e-Tayiba's commander in chief Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi are under the scanner of the Uttar Pradesh ATS. Khan was arrested in Mumbai last week and is being questioned for the activities he undertook for the Lashkar-e-Tayiba.
The ATS says that he was in touch with Lakhvi until recently. The ATS chief Asim Arun says that Khan had met with Lakhvi on several occasions during his visit to Pakistan. Since then the two have remained in touch, he said.
The first time they met was in 2007 at Pakistan occupied Kashmir. It was after this that he underwent training. He was further told to set up modules in India, the investigations have revealed.
The ATS says that Khan was residing in Saudi Arabia from where he oversaw operations. He worked in a coffee shop, the ATS also said. He was involved in recruiting youth for the Lashkar through his network in UP. Further he also assisted in raising funds for the outfit, the ATS also said.