Mumbai Gym instructor denies links to Headley

Last Updated: Wed, Nov 18, 2009 11:20 hrs

Vilas Pandurang, an instructor at Moksha gym here refutes links with 26/11 terror suspect David Coleman Headley.

Pandurang said that he had no connections with Headley and only used to instruct him at the gym.

"He (David Headley) used to come to the gym and work out by himself. One day he was doing something in wrong way so; I interrupted him in between and told him he was doing it wrongly. He asked me to show him the right way. Maybe he felt nice that I initiated to help him. From then on, he would come up to me and ask me to help him. So I used to help him out. It never struck me even once that this man could be like this," said Vilas.

Vilas had shared Headley's information with the police on his own will, which even cost him his job. Now, he is also looked upon with suspicion.

Pakistan has accepted that Mumbai terror plot was planned in Pakistan as claimed by India and has begun a trial of seven suspects.

Headley was arrested on October 3, 2009, by the Chicago FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) at O'Hare International Airport prior to his boarding a flight to Philadelphia; planning to travel on to Pakistan. (ANI)

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