He would depose as a prosecution witness on February 8, 2016. Headley, currently serving 35-year prison sentence in the US for his role in the Mumbai terror attacks, yesterday told the sessions court here through video link from an undisclosed location, that he was ready to depose if given pardon.

After the special public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam told the court that the prosecution was agreeable to Headley's offer, the judge GA Sanap made Headley an approver, subject to certain conditions and granted him pardon.
"I have received the charging document filed against me in this court. It charges me with same conduct for which I was charged in the US. I had pleaded guilty to the charges in the US and I admitted that I was participant in these charges," Headley told the court last evening.
"I accepted responsibility for my role in those offences in my plea agreement (in US). I also agreed to make myself available as a witness in this court. I appear here ready to answer questions regarding these events if I receive a pardon from this court," he said.

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