Headleys diary provides telephone numbers of Pak handlers

Chicago: Clinching evidence of key Mumbai attacks accused David Headley’s links with the ISI and the Jamaat-ud-Dawa is provided by his diary which contains telephone numbers of two Major-rank officers of the Pakistani Army besides some others who handled the 26/11 attackers.

The hand-written diary, two pages of which were produced by the U.S. prosecutors as evidence in a court in Chicago, mentions the names and Pakistani phone numbers of Major Iqbal and one Major ’SM’.

The diary also has the names of key JuD operatives like Abdur Rahman Makki, who is the deputy of the outfit’s chief Hafiz Saeed.

The diary’s portions mentioned as ‘Government Exhibit — DCH-5’ were presented as part of evidence by the Federal prosecutors before the Chicago court Judge Harry D. Leinenweber who is hearing the case of co-accused Tahawwur Rana.

The diary also has the name and phone number of Wasi, who had figured as one of the Pakistan-based handlers who were directing the 10 Pakistani terrorists who struck in Mumbai on November 26, 2008.

There are a number of other names like Jehangir, Inam, Tehseen, Izaz M, Tahir, Manzoor and Khalid. Besides, there are abbreviated mentions like ‘A.R’, ‘M.H’, ‘M.B’ and ‘C.B’

Most of the phone numbers mentioned are Pakistani. There are also two phone numbers of Dubai.