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Two missing clerics of Nizamuddin Dargah in custody of Pak’s intelligence agencies

The Two Missing Clerics Of Delhi’s Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah, Including The 80-year-old Head Priest Syed Asif Nizami, Are Said To Be Found In Pakistan.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ashish Ranjan | Updated on: 18 Mar 2017, 02:32:26 PM
Two missing clerics of Nizamuddin Dargah in custody of Pak’s intelligence agencies (File photo)

New Delhi:

The two missing clerics of Delhi’s Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah, including the 80-year-old head priest Syed Asif Nizami, are said to be found in Pakistan.

Missing Indian clerics are presently in custody of Pakistan’s intelligence agencies, say sources.

Earlier on Friday, Pakistan said that it has no clue so far about the two missing Indian clerics.

"No clue to the missing Indian priests has been found so far. However, we are pro-actively pursuing this case," foreign office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria told PTI. "We have asked all departments concerned to look into the matter," he said, adding the foreign office had on Thursday received the request of the Indian government to trace the two missing clerics.

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said on Friday the Indian government has taken up the matter with Pakistan.

"We have taken up this matter with government of Pakistan and requested them for an update on both the Indian nationals in Pakistan. Both are missing after they landed in Karachi airport," Swaraj tweeted.

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First Published : 18 Mar 2017, 02:28:00 PM

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