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Pak blast: Top militant held
September 23, 2008 13:18 IST
Last Updated: September 23, 2008 14:10 IST
Pakistani security agencies have arrested Mursaleen, a top terrorist, in connection with the Marriott Hotel suicide attack.
Mursaleen is Al Qaeda's [Images] number two Ayman al-Zawahiri's close aide.
According to a channel, Mursaleen was arrested from a mosque in
Mursaleen was an important leader of the banned anti-Shiite militant organisation Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, and his arrest carried a reward of Rs 5 crore.
He was also on the US Federal Bureau of Investigation's list of most wanted people, the channel added.
Mursaleen masterminded several acts of terrorism, including attacks on former president Pervez Musharraf [Images] in
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