“India is our home, the flag means everything,” Iqbal, who is also a member of the Indian army, added to The Guardian.
The defense established that Rana communicated with Major Iqbal, but not any Lashkar masterminds.
On Sept. 5, Saad Al-Hilli, 50, his wife, Iqbal, 47, and her mother, Suhaila Al-Allaf, 74, were found dead in their idling BMW.
Iqbal also asked Headley to look into purchasing espionage equipment in the United States, evidence shows.
Headley says Iqbal was the ISI handler who trained, directed and funded him, though he admits he does not know Iqbal's real name.
After the minimum required time, they divorced and Iqbal moved to the United Kingdom.
The decision to indict Iqbal was made at high levels in Washington.