Now, Pakistan sets 30 day deadline for India to reply on its Mumbai dossier

February 26th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by admin  

Islamabad, Feb.26 (ANI): Pakistan has now demanded that India reply to its 30 queries, within 30 days, regarding the Mumbai terror attacks which it tabled before New Delhi following acceptance of its involvement in the 26/11.

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani’s Advisor on Interior Affairs, Rehman Malik has asked India to respond by mid-March so that the accused taken into custody could be interrogated during the remand period.

“The court can give maximum 30 days remand of the accused to FIA, therefore it is very necessary that India must give the reply the earliest,” The Dawn quoted Malik, as saying.

Talking to media persons after holding a meeting with Interior Secretary Kamal Shah, the Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) Director General (DG) Tariq Khosa, and other top officials, Malik said Islamabad is investigating the incident sincerely and is fully committed to bringing the perpetrators to book.

He said India’s response was necessary for further proceedings.

FIA DG Tariq Khosa informed that the Anti-Terrorism Court has granted remand to the accused persons till March 12.

Pakistan has asked India for several documents including the mobile phone number which Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone surviving Mumbai terrorist, was using during the three day cease, and logs of terrorists’ and perpetrators’ cell phone interceptions .

It also demanded DNA samples and ‘clear’ photographs of the ten terrorists killed during the operation. (ANI)

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