India had insufficient evidence against Pakistan yet FIA was forced to arrest and charge 3 LeT leaders : Cable

US ambassador to Pakistan Anne W Patterson, as a result of no progress on Mumbai attacks investigation, had made it clear to the Washington in 2009 that India had presented insufficient evidence against the senior leaders of Lashkar-e-Tayyiba, according to a cable released by WikiLeaks on Friday.

The leak said, Anne W Patterson the then ambassador to Pakistan had in a wire to the Washington mentioned that Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and other investigators had insufficient evidence for prosecution against Lashkar-e-Tayyiba’s Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, Zarar Shah and Mazhar Iqbal Alqama.

Patterson said that FIA was forced, as a result of political pressure, to arrest and charge the three LeT leaders and that FIA was still without solid evidence to begin a formal trial.


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