India ready to pay $10 mn to Pak if it gives Hafiz Saeed

"India would be happy to give Pak that amount if they handed over Saeed," Home Secretary said.

Written by Agencies | New Delhi | Published:May 28, 2012 11:52 pm

The USD 10 million bounty on Lashkar-e-Taiba founder and 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed was the subject of a verbal tit-for-tat at an interaction Home Secretary R K Singh had with journalists in Islamabad last week.

At the media conference after the two-day Home Secretary level talks,a Pakistani journalist tried to needle Singh with a question whether India would ‘pocket’ the USD 10 million bounty offered by the United States for providing evidence leading to conviction of Saeed.

“India would be more than happy to give Pakistan that amount if they handed over Saeed to India,” the Home Secretary shot back.

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