Tue, 17 Apr 2012 04:55:37 GMT

Tried to prevent Mumbai attacks: Headley's ex-wife

Washington, April 17: The estranged wife of admitted Pakistani American terrorist David Coleman Headley claims she tried to prevent the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack by going to US authorities abroad, but they did not bother.

Tried to prevent Mumbai attacks: Headley's ex-wife

"So I went to them and I then started saying stuff, I said he's going to bomb everything, he's a criminal. They didn't bother," Faiza Outalha was quoted as saying by Chicago's WLS-TV/DT.

Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative Headley, who has confessed to his role in scouting targets for the Mumbai in a plea deal with the US government was an avowed terrorist when he married Outalha, according to the television station that tracked her to Morocco.

"I'm covering my face right now, yes, because I'm afraid that people really could look at, see my face and pursue me or come and try to harm me," she was quoted as saying.

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