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Pak appeal against Lakhvi delayed

A Pakistani government prosecutor said on Monday he had been forced to delay his appeal against a court order which grants bail to the alleged mastermind of the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai.A judge in an Islamabad anti-terror court last week granted bail to Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, accused over the siege on India’s commercial capital that left 166 people dead and was blamed on the banned Pakistani militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). The bail decision triggered a furious response from New Delhi and Pakistani prosecutors swiftly announced they would appeal against it. The challenge was due to be filed on Monday but government prosecutor Mohammad Azhar Chaudhry said he had been unable to proceed.


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