ISI eyed staff from BARC; planned to subvert Indian nuclear research
Mumbai: In the fourth-day deposition via video links, David Headley mentioned of ISI’s plans to get ‘classified information’ from employees at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre in Mumbai. He stated that the ISI eyed staff in order to subvert the Indian nuclear establishment.
Headley confessed to the Special Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam that he had carried out surveillance of the BARC headquarters in Mumbai. A copy of the video graph was handed over to his contacts in Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). The deposition was made before Judge G.A. Sanap, Special Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act (TADA) Court Judge
“The Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) wanted to recruit the BARC staffers for future; to get classified information from them,” said Headley
All his surveillance were as per orders from his main contact in LeT Sajjid Mir and ISI’s Major Iqbal. The surveillance also included of Siddhi Vinayak Temple in Dadar and the Naval Air Station