India summons Pakistan HC over Lakhvi ruling

December 29, 2014 8:54 PM

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NEW DELHI: India has summoned Pakistani High Commissioner Abdul Basit to protest against a court order on Monday that could allow 26/11 alleged mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi to leave jail.

Lakhvi was granted bail on December 18, drawing a furious response from India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemned the move. Pakistan had assured India that it would appeal against Lakhvi’s bail in the Supreme Court, but that has yet to happen. The Islamabad High Court Monday cancelled government...

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