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Pak drops charges against 26/11 accused

Zafar was arrested in August on a charge of financing the 26/11 Mumbai attacks in November 2008

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Publish Date: Sep 9 2016 11:36AM | Updated Date: Sep 9 2016 11:36AM

Pak drops charges against 26/11 accused

 Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) dropped charges against 26/11 Mumbai attack case accused citing a lack of proof.

 
It submitted a chargesheet before an anti-terrorism court (ATC) and placed the suspect, Sufiyan Zafar , in tsecond column, which means that no proof was found against him. 
 
However, prosecution told the court that Zafar, is being investigated still and ordered the agency to submit a separate challan to the court on September 22.
 
Zafar was arrested in August on a charge of financing the 26/11 Mumbai attacks in November 2008. 
 
FIA documents revealed that the accused had provided financial aid to other suspects in the case.