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India puts pressure on Pak to expedite trial of 26/11 Mumbai terror attack accused

Updated: Sep 15, 2016 18:30 IST

New Delhi [India], Sept. 15 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday revealed that in order to bring the guilty of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks to book, Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar has written to his Pakistan counterpart and suggested ways by which the trial could be expedited through cooperation through the legal channel.

"The trial in the Mumbai terror attack and Pakistan has not moved expeditiously. Although, it will soon be eight years since that dastardly attack took place. In order to bring the guilty to book, our foreign secretary has recently written to his Pakistani counterpart suggesting ways in which the trial could be expedited through cooperation through the legal channel," MEA official spokesperson Vikas Swarup told a press briefing.

"He wrote this letter on September 6 and it was delivered by our High Commissioner in Islamabad on September 9," he added.

Swarup said Pakistan is yet to reply to those suggestions.

The statements from the MEA also indicated a stern diktat to Pakistan to act on the Mumbai terror attacks of 2008.

On November 26, 2008, 10 Pakistani terrorist entered Mumbai from the Arabian Sea front and went on a carnage killing and injuring a total of 466 people. (ANI)