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Govt may revoke Yasin Malik's passport

Posted on Feb 13, 10:28AM | UNI

New Delhi, Feb 12 : The Indian Government appears to have decided to take action against separatist leader Yasin Malik for sharing stage with the country's most wanted terrorist Hafiz Saeed in Pakistan and making anti-India comments.

According to sources in the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Government feels that Malik's actions are not acceptable and warrant action from the government.

The JKLF leader may be questioned once he comes back to India and his passport may be revoked so as to prevent his travel to Pakistan again, sources said.

The government is poring over the details of Malik's recent
Pakistan visits and his recent activities there. The focus of the
probe is to ascertain if such elements are being sponsored by any
state sponsors outside India.

Yesterday, anwering questions as to whether any action will be
taken against Malik for sharing dais with the chief of the Pakistan-based terror outfit Lashker-e-Toiba, Union Home Minister
Sushil Kumar Shinde said, 'I will look into the case.'

However, Mr Malik has denied having anything to do with 26/11
mastermind Hafiz Saeed.

He said Saeed was one among the thousands who had come to express solidarity with him during his fast to mourn the hanging of Parliament attacker Afzal Guru.