Mumbai: It has come to light that Laila Khan, the Bollywood starlet who has been missing since last year, recced Mumbai in 2011 along with her stepfather, sister and a family friend, and provided maps and photographs from the trip to the Pakistan-based terror outfit Lakhkar-e-Taiba (LeT), which was then planning a terror attack in the city.
The 'Wafaa' actress's Mitsubishi Outlander was allegedly used to ferry explosives for a bomb blast at the Delhi High Court in September 2011. Laila was accompanied by her sister Azmina Patel, her stepfather Asif Sheikh and her family friend Parvez Iqbal Tak, who allegedly had links with LeT militants.
After supplying the LeT with information on the city of Mumbai, the four received orders from the terror outfit to go to Delhi, to carry out the blast. They then left the city in three separate cars " a Mitsubishi Outlander, a Mahindra Scorpio and a Daewoo Cielo. They reunited at Laila's farmhouse in Igatpuri. At Igatpuri, the four met members of the LeT " Dr Wasim, Major Yasin and Major Gulam. After concluding the meeting, they set fire to the bungalow, to destroy documents and all other evidence. According to sources from the Intelligence Bureau, the four split up at Igatpuri " Tak and Sheikh went on to Delhi in the Mitsubishi Outlander, where they carried out the blast.
They took the vehicle on to Kishtwar in Jammu & Kashmir. The Outlander, with the registration number MH02 AY 7867
09:45 AM, Jun 07, 2012