Washington : United States has announced USD 5 million rewards for anybody providing info leading to the arrest or conviction in any country of any individual who committed conspired, aided or abetted the 2008 Mumbai Taj attack.
Mumbai Taj attack
The announcement comes in the wake of a meeting which was held a fortnight ago where Vice President Mike Pence and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised the issue of Mumbai Taj attack which the PM is believed to have spoken about the incident and ruled that even 10 years after the Mumbai terrorist attack its perpetrators have not been brought to justice.
State Department’s rewards for Justice (RFJ) program in a statement said the United States is committed to working with its international partners to identify and bring to justice those responsible for the 2008 Mumbai attack. The State Department said that anyone with information on this incident can contact the Rewards for Justice Office via the website, e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Mumbai Taj Attack of 2008
Describing the Mumbai terror attack as a “barbarity”, the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday called upon Pakistan and other nations to uphold their UN Security Council obligations to implement sanctions against those responsible for the atrocity, including Lashkar-e-Taiba and its affiliates.
“It is an affront to the families of the victims that, after ten years, those who planned the Mumbai Taj attack have still not been convicted for their involvement,” Pompeo said in a statement on the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attack.