Pakistan to appeal bail for man accused of masterminding Mumbai attack

December 19, 2014 6:00 AM

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Pakistan to appeal bail for man accused of masterminding Mumbai attack

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan plans to appeal against a court decision to grant bail to a man accused of masterminding 2008 attacks in India's financial capital that killed 166 people, prosecutors said on Friday.

The decision to grant bail to Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi appeared to blindside the Pakistani government, drew quick condemnation from India and is likely to hinder attempts to patch up ties between the nuclear-armed neighbors.

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