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Memogate: JKLF chief to visit Pakistan

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 18:34

Srinagar: JKLF chairman Mohammad Yasin
Malik will travel to Pakistan on Saturday to depose before the
Special Commission, constituted by the Supreme Court of the
neighbouring country, probing the `Memogate`.

"Malik will be leaving for Pakistan on Saturday after
he was asked by the Commission to submit his application in
person," a JKLF spokesman said here on Saturday.

The JKLF chairman had written to Pakistan Supreme Court
Chief Justice Iftkhar M Chaudhury seeking permission to depose
before the Commission after key player Mansoor Ijaz claimed
the separatist leader had met a senior RAW official in Delhi.

Malik obtained visa from the Pakistani High Commission
in New Delhi today, the spokesman said.

Ijaz had claimed Malik had met a senior RAW official at
the behest of intelligence agencies of the United States.

The JKLF leader denied having ever met any of the RAW
officials and said if the allegation was proved, he would
retire from public life.

In a letter to the Pakistan Chief Justice, Malik had
claimed he had some relevant information with regard to
the reference of the Commission but would not divulge these in
the letter.

Malik said he would like to make a free, fair and
truthful statement before the Commission which would go a long
way in finding answers to the questions forming subject of the
reference.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 18:34

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