Access to Headley to figure in foreign secretary's US talks
India's request for access to LeT operative and 26/11 planner David Headley is expected to get more traction when Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh visits the US today
While India and the US have a Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (MLAT) and India has put in a demand for access to Headley, India needs to be clear about what it asks for, and whether the US legal system permits it, keeping in mind the plea bargain Headley has entered into with the US government.
“Our demand is on the table,” the source has informed.
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