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November 25th, 2009
02:37 PM ET

7 suspects charged over Mumbai attacks

Smoke billows out of the Taj Majal hotel in Mumbai, India, during a siege in November 2008.

Smoke billows out of the Taj Majal hotel in Mumbai, India, during a siege in November 2008.

Reza Sayah
CNN

Seven suspects arrested in connection with last year's attacks on the Indian financial capital of Mumbai were charged in connection with the siege Wednesday, a defense attorney for one of the men told CNN.

The suspects are Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, the alleged mastermind of the attacks, Umar Abjul Wajid, Shahid Jameel Riaz, Jameel Ahmed, Mohammad Younas Anjum, Mazhar Iqbal and Hammad Amin Sadiq.

Alyas Saddiqi, the defense attorney representing suspect Jameel Ahmed, said the defendants were charged with acts of terrorism, money laundering, supplying funds for terrorism, and providing tools for terrorism. Saddiqi said all the defendants pleaded not guilty to the charges.

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