“We are planning to send a formal communication to Pakistan to let us know whether assets of the three terrorists were seized and if not will ask it to freeze them immediately,” a government official said.
Sources said Enforcement Directorate has taken this step as Iqbal Mirchi was conducting alleged illegal business operations from these locations.
Basit also said the Kashmir problem was ‘not an issue of terrorism’.
Rajnath Singh said he wanted to make a statement on the floor of the House. “I will see, I may do it on Monday with the permission of Rajya Sabha Chairman,” Singh said.
He also said that India had never asked in writing for Dawood’s extradition.
Our intelligence agencies have knowledge about his residence and location. We expect the same (stand) from this government, said Cong.
In 2014, government ordered a freeze on at least six bank accounts that were suspected to be linked to terrorist activities.
Congress reminded that PM Modi during his election campaign had promised to bring back Dawood to India to be tried for the 1993 blasts in Mumbai.
“Government of India has been providing information to Pakistan about his whereabouts and Pakistani agencies are not cooperating with Indian government,” said Rijiju.
Officials sought to blame bureaucratic goof up for the reply.
This is a departure from India’s earlier stand which maintained that Dawood is in Pakistan.
Mohammed Yusuf, who was earlier associated with Dawood Ibrahim’s D Company, has been arrested by Delhi Police.
Kaskar alleged that the complainant in the case was an extortionist himself and and had extorted money.
Parveen was arrested by the Lucknow Anti-Terrorism Squad on January 19 from Nagpada.
The court Wednesday remanded Kaskar to police custody till February 6.