26/11: India replies to Pak's queries
New Delhi, Mar 13: India is ready with its replies to the 30 questions raised by Pakistan after studying the 26/11 dossier.
The Home Ministry has prepared a document which includes the DNA reports of Azmal Kasav, the only terrorist caught alive, and the nine other gunmen killed in the attack. The document has 32 answers.
The report could be handed over to Pakistan in the next 24 hours. The document was given to External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday, Mar 13. "We have put together answers to 30 questions submitted by Pakistan. It is a very comprehensive document, answering each of the 30 questions," said Home Minister P Chidambaram.
"If Pakistan is serious to investigate the origins of the horrific crime in Mumbai, these answers provide solid basis. We expect Pakistan to take the investigation forward quickly," he said after giving the report to Mukherjee.
Among the answers that the home ministry will be handing over includes a copy of Kasav's confession, his ID proof and his cell phone along with eye witness account of Hemant Karare's death.