Pakistan Court Orders Release of Alleged Mumbai Mastermind

April 9, 2015 4:49 PM

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A Pakistani court on Thursday ordered the release of the main suspect in the 2008 Mumbai attacks for the second time in less than a month, a defense lawyer said.

A March 13 verdict also ordered the release of Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, but he remained in detention as Pakistan faces mounting pressure to more actively confront Islamic militants.

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