Pakistan court frees on bail accused mastermind of 2008 Mumbai attack: lawyer

April 10, 2015 9:58 AM

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ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A Pakistani court on Friday freed on bail a man accused of plotting a 2008 militant assault on India's financial capital that killed 166 people and seriously strained ties between the nuclear-armed neighbors.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had condemned the prospect of bail for Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, which comes months after India and Pakistan were engaged in their worst cross-border violence in more than a decade in the disputed Kashmir region.

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