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Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi detention extended in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has extended detention of Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, one of the main alleged accused in the Mumbai attacks case, for one month in Adiala Jail – Rawalpindi.

Deputy Commission Islamabad Mujahid Sher Dil on Monday released the extended detention orders against Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi present in Adiala Jail – Rawalpindi.

Earlier last month, Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi had moved Islamabad High Court (IHC) against the government decision regarding his protective custody; meanwhile IHC issuing the notices to the parties has summoned the federation stance over the issue till Monday.

However, the Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) on January 7 nullified the Islamabad High Court verdict regarding release of Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi’s, the commander of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), who is accused of planning, financing and executing the November 26, 2008 attacks on Mumbai’s landmarks that had killed over 160 people.

Lakhvi had been granted bail by an anti-terrorism court, however, the federal government had detained him under Maintenance of Public Order. Lakhvi challenged his detention in IHC which then suspended the detainment order. However, the federal government challenged this suspension in the apex court.

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