2004 ENCOUNTER IN GUJARAT
Ahmedabad JCP PP Pandey learns on June 14 that a blue car with registration no. MH-02 JA 4786 had left Mumbai for the city
Occupants were Ishrat Jahan, Javed Shaikh and two alleged Pak fidayeens — Amjad Ali Rana, Zeeshan Johar
Police claimed the four were LeT operatives who were on a ‘Kill Modi’ mission
Six teams were formed by Guj police and on Airport Road, around 4am of June 15, firing began, and all four occupants of the Indica were killed
IN THE COURT Ujjwal Nikam (UN): Are you aware of any female suicide bomber from Let?
David Headley replied he did not know any such woman To another question on Muzammil (Butt, a key LeT operative), Headley said: Zaki Saheb once told me about Muzammil’s unsuccessful operation in India
Headley added: “It was a shootout with the police at some naka in which one female member of LeT died”
UN: Do you remember name? Headley: No
Nikam then suggested three names — Noorjehan Begum, Ishrat Jahan and Mumtaj Begum
Headley: I think it was the second one, Ishrat Jahan.
After the encounter on June 15, 2004.