Contradictory reports in Pakistan media on Kasab

February 12th, 2009 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS  

Islamabad, Feb 11 (IANS) Contradictory reports circulated in the Pakistani media Wednesday on Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone terrorist captured during the Mumbai mayhem, with one TV channel reporting a case has been registered against him and another channel denying this.
A case has been registered against Kasab and 13 others, Geo TV reported earlier during the day.

Hours later, Dawn News channel quoted Interior Minister Rehman Malik as denying that a case had been registered.

Geo TV said the case was registered on the basis of the probe conducted by Pakistan’s Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and the decision taken by the defence committee of the cabinet at its meeting in Islamabad Monday.

The case was registered under the Anti-Terrorism Act at the Dockyard Police Station in Karachi, the Geo TV channel added, quoting sources.

“Sources further said that among the others named in the case were three persons who were arrested in Karachi. Nine more persons had been identified but were yet to be taken into custody,” Geo TV reported.

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