A DOU­BLE AGENT

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A for­mer US Drug En­force­ment Agency in­for­mant, David

Headley was given a 35-year prison term in 2013 by a US court for his role in help­ing LeT plan 26/11 at­tacks

The 55-year-old US cit­i­zen pleaded guilty to 12 charges but es­caped the death penalty af­ter he agreed to co­op­er­ate with the US au­thor­i­ties

As part of his plea bar­gain with US courts, Headley can­not be ex­tra­dited to In­dia, but his tes­ti­mony can help nail Abu Jun­dal, a key plan­ner of the at­tacks, who is now in jail in Mum­bai

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