According to sources, the 43-year-old is not likely to return there as he said minorities were being persecuted in Pakistan by the government and non-state agencies alike.
Maldivian ex-vice president Ahmed Adeeb illegally enters India for 'asylum', detained at Thoothukudi old harbour
Adeeb had reportedly boarded the vessel on the pretext of travelling for medical treatment in India.
The revelation comes barely days after the Interpol issued a Red Corner Notice (RCN) against him in connection with the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam.
Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was currently in London and seeking political asylum in the UK, an informed source from her Pheu Thai Party has confirmed.