ISLAMABAD: An important development has surfaced in investigation of Mumbai attack case as the Indian government has allowed Chief Investigation Officer (CIO) of the case, Ramesh Mahelay to give his account to Pakistani authorities by means of video link technology, Geo News reported.
Now, Ramesh, the Indian CIO of the case, will make his statement via video link amid hearing of a trial, which is currently underway against the accused suspects arrested in Pakistan in Adiyala Jail, Rawalpindi.
According to the documents obtained by Geo News correspondent Asif Ali Bhatti, Pakistan Foreign Office has received a letter from Indian External Affairs Ministry, showing agreement to allow Indian CIO of Mumbai case to deliver his account being the witness in the trial being heard against the accused in Pakistan’s Adyala Jail, Rawalpindi.
The letter states that the Chief Investigator of Mumbai attack case would deliver his statement via video link against five accused including Zaki-ur-Rehman regarding plotting a terrorist attack in Indian city Mumbai.
Meanwhile, India has also unconditionally agreed upon Pakistani request to allow lady magistrate to present in Pakistani court via video link who recorded statement of Ajmal Qasaab, a suspect in Mumbai attack case who is currently in Indian captivity.
Subsequently, India has asked Pakistani authorities for details on correspondence of this issue.
The letter stated that the prime suspect in Mumbai attack case, Ajmal Qasaab, had pleaded guilty of terrorist attack under 164 Act of Indian constitution.
Also, Ajmal Qasaab had made many revelations regarding other suspects accused in Mumbai attack case during in-camera trial, the letter stated further.