Thursday, February 12, 2009 1:49 PM (Islamabad)
Replying to India's dossier over the Mumbai attacks, Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said that Pakistan extended unconditional support to India.
The minister agreed that some part of the conspiracy did take place in Pakistan.
Malik said that the investigations into the attacks were started without registering a case, saying that the information they received "couldn't be turned into FIR" and that Pakistan wanted "tangible evidence".
However, Malik said that Pakistan has now lodged the FIR. He said three persons have been named in the FIR lodged under Anti-Terrorism Act.
He said that Pakistani national Javed Iqbal, who acquired the VoIP phones for Mumbai attackers in Spain has also been arrested.
"Hamad Ameen Sadiq, who facilitated money transfer for the terrorist attack in Mumbai, has been held, he added.
Malik said that Pakistan wants Ajmal Amir Kasab's statement made in court. It also wants to know how some SIM cards were procured in India.
He said, "Pakistan has given to India 30 questions for further information about Mumbai attackers including finger prints and DNA samples of all the terrorists. Nine accused have been named in the FIR of whom six have been arrested.
Malik says Pakistan has given India 30 questions for further information about Mumbai attackers including finger prints and DNA samples of all the terrorists.
The minister said that Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani took personal interest in the 26/11 probe.
He said that the goal of Pakistan is to bring the culprits to justice and Islamabad will seek additional evidence from India.