WATCH | Kulbhushan case: Did ex-ISI man admit Jadhav was kidnapped from Iran? Here’s what you need to know

An Indian media report says a former Pakistani ISI official has inadvertently admitted that former Indian Navy officer, Kulbhushan Jadhav, alleged to be a spy, was captured from Chabahar port of Iran.

Published: 25th May 2017 12:46 PM  |   Last Updated: 25th May 2017 02:06 PM   |  A+A-

YouTube screen grab of Kulbhushan Jadhav

By Online Desk

An Indian media report says a former Pakistani ISI official has inadvertently admitted that former Indian Navy officer, Kulbhushan Jadhav, alleged to be a spy, was captured from Chabahar port of Iran.

 

What Indian media says

How the Pakistani retired Lt Gen responds

An India Today report on Wedneesday, May 24, said “Amjad Shoaib - an ex-ISI official and a retired Lieutenant General - has admitted that the ex-Indian Navy officer was captured in Iran”

Retired Pakistani Lieutenant General Amjad Shoaib, who spoke to Pakistani channel Geo News, rubbished India Today’s report. He mentioned a video being circulated by India media and said it was doctored.

However, the report does not mention where, when and to whom this admission was made.

The retired army man said India Today did not check facts with him before making the claims

There are videos doing the rounds on YouTube, which display a clip of a Pakistani News channel’s panel discussion, in which Shoaib seems to say we captured Kulbhushan from Iran’s Chabahar port.

Speaking to Geo TV, the former Lieutenant General said the word “operated” was clipped out of his recorded interview in the video that Indian media was circulating. He said unedited versions of his interviews were easily available on the internet for proof.

This video is not referred to in the India Today report. Instead the video displayed alongside the report is that of Sartaj Aziz , the advisor to the Pakistani Prime Minister, who says it is wrong to assume Pakistan lost the Jadhav case at the International Court of Justice.

Amjad Shoaib said this was not the first time that Indian media had doctored a video of his. His comments on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor had also been doctored, he claimed.

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