The dying in an accident of Swedish artist Lars Vilks could also be no accident in spite of everything. Sources have advised CNN-News18 that the cartoonist, who drew a worldwide controversy in 2007 along with his irreverent sketch of Prophet Muhammad, might have been killed by the jihadist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) that was additionally behind the 26/11 Mumbai assaults in 2008. Terror mastermind Sajid Mir might have orchestrated the crash, they stated. Mir was placed on their most-wanted record by each India and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) following the Mumbai assaults. He can also be believed to be the brains behind the proposed assault, dubbed the Micky Mouse Project, on a newspaper in Denmark that revealed cartoons on the Prophet in 2005.
Vilks, 75, was reportedly travelling in a civilian police automobile that collided with a truck close to the city of Markaryd in southern Sweden. Two of his bodyguards have been additionally killed within the crash. The artist was underneath police safety as he had obtained dying threats over the cartoon. Muslims regard any visible illustration of the Prophet as blasphemous.
Vilks had stated that the cartoon was not supposed to impress Muslims, however to problem political correctness within the artwork world.
His killing seems to be the handiwork of Sajid Mir with the assistance of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and exhibits the LeT’s rising world footprints, stated the sources.
In 2007, a court docket in France convicted French nationwide Willie Brigitte for planning terrorist assaults in Australia in 2003 with Mir.
Mir had began scouting for property that could possibly be used overseas in a bid to unfold the LeT’s tentacles throughout the globe, stated the sources. Brigitte from France, David Headley from the United States and Faheem Lodhi from Australia have been his discoveries.
Brigitte, in his interrogation, had described Mir as “Uncle Bill” who was fluent in Arabic, Urdu and English.
The US Department of States has supplied a reward of USD 5 million for info resulting in the arrest and conviction of Sajid Mir.
Pakistan needs to return out of the inter-governmental physique Financial Action Task Force (FATF)’s gray record for not doing sufficient towards terrorism however that is stopped as a result of the company needs to find out about terror masterminds Sajid Mir, Maulana Masood Azhar and Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. Pakistan has shared false experiences and fabricated information in regards to the dying of Mir.
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