Pakistan sacks Mumbai attacks prosecutor

February 27th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS  

Islamabad, Feb 27 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari Friday sacked Deputy Attorney General Sardar Muhammad Ghazi, who was the special prosecutor for the trial of the Pakistani suspects in the Mumbai terror attacks, Dawn News reported.
Ghazi had Feb 18 claimed that the Pakistani government had formally sought extradition of Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone terrorist captured alive during the Nov 26-29, 2008 carnage that claimed the lives of more than 170 people, including 26 foreigners, and injured more than 300.

Pakistani government officials had immediately contradicted Ghazi’s claims.

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