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26/11 Accused Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi gets Bail, Pak's Stand on Terrorism Exposed

Islamabad, Dec 18: A day after Pakistan government lifted the moratorium on death penalty on the terrorists in the aftermath of the terror attack that killed 141 people in a school in Peshawar, the court on Thursday granted bail to LeT operations commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, the 26/11 conspirator, showing the country's stand on terrorism.

Pakistan that vowed to end the terrorism and continue its fight till one terrorist is alive on its soil after the gruesome attack shook the nation seems to appear futile commitment with the bail granted to Lakhvi.

Zaki-ur-Rehman is the Pakistani national, accused of planning and abetting the 2008 Mumbai attacks. He was one of the key conspirators of the 26/11 that killed 166 people in Mumbai. He along with six others had filed the bail applications on Wednesday when the lawyers were on strike to condemn the barbaric attack on an army-run school in Peshawar that claimed the lives of innocent kids.

The seven accused - Lakhvi, Abdul Wajid, Mazhar Iqbal, Hamad Amin Sadiq, Shahid Jameel Riaz, Jamil Ahmed and Younis Anjum - are facing trial at the Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi.

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