India needs to provide more evidences on 26/11: Pak


Islamabad: Pakistan on Tuesday said that it needs more evidence from India on the 2008 Mumbai attack trial after assuring Prime Minister Narendra Modi to expedite the 26/11 trail.

Pakistan’s Nation Security Advisor Sartaz Aziz, while addressing a Press Conference said, “We need more evidence on Mumbai attack trial.”

The remarks comes a day after it was said that Pakistan Government will not file a fresh petition in court seeking 26/11 terror attack mastermind and Lashkar-e-Toiba commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi’s voice sample.

On Sunday, Lakhvi’s lawyer Rizwan Abbasi too said his client cannot be forced to give a voice sample. He said, “There is no as such law in Pakistan which can force anyone to submit voice sample. If my client wishes he will not submit sample of voice. “If the government files a fresh petition in the trial court requesting for obtaining voice sample of Lakhvi, we will reply it legally in court.”

Along with Lakhvi, Abdul Wajid, Mazhar Iqbal, Hamad Amin Sadiq, Shahid Jameel Riaz, Jamil Ahmed and Younis Anjum – have been charged with planning and executing the Mumbai attack in November, 2008 that left 166 people dead.