Pakistan asks India to rectify `Most Wanted` list

Pakistan said some of those named in the `Most Wanted` list were in India.

Islamabad: Pakistan has returned to India its list of "Most Wanted" terrorists and asked New Delhi to recheck it, saying some of those named were in India, a media report said on Sunday.

The list handed over to Pakistan by India contained names of 50 alleged terrorists who, according to New Delhi, were involved in subversive activities in the country. India demanded that Pakistan hand over the wanted people.

"But after taking a thorough review, Pakistan has objected that one terrorist out of the list was arrested from India, while another was already in the custody of Indian intelligence agency CBI, which shows the negligence of Indian authorities in preparing the list. India may ensure that no other person included in the list was not on Indian territory before again handing it over to Pakistan," a source told Online news agency.

Among the names in the list are those of Jamaat-ud Dawaa (JuD) chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) leader Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, and Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami (HuJI) chief Ilyas Kashmiri.

When contacted, Tehmina Janjua, a spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said Pakistan has sought clarifications from India about the mistakes in the list.

Pakistan would review the matter when India gives the corrected list to Pakistan, she added.


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