The detention of 26/11 mastermind and Lashkar-e-Tayiba commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi has been declared illegal by a court in Pakistan. The court has also ordered his immediate release from jail.
Lakhvi had been detained after pressure from several quarters that was exerted following the 26/11 attack. With the court declaring his detention as illegal Lakhvi will now be able to walk out of jail. The Islamabad High court ruled that the detention was illegal in nature and ordered his release.Read more