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My father is not involved in any unwanted activities, says missing cleric Asif Ali’s son

Sajid Ali, the son of missing cleric Asif Ali Nizami, on Saturday requested the agencies in Pakistan to free his father, adding the former is innocent and not involved in any unwanted activities.

Published: 18th March 2017 05:42 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th March 2017 05:46 PM   |  A+A-

Clerics Asif Nizami and Nazim Nizami (File | ANI)

By ANI

NEW DELHI: Sajid Ali, the son of missing cleric Asif Ali Nizami, on Saturday requested the agencies in Pakistan to free his father, adding the former is innocent and not involved in any unwanted activities.
 
“I would like to request the agencies in Pakistan to free both of them. They are not involved in any unwanted activities,” Ali told media.
 
He further said his father had all documents and visa that is required to prove him innocent.
 
Two Indian Sufi clerics Asif Nizami and Nazim Nizami, who were on a pilgrimage to Pakistan, have gone missing prompting India to take up the matter with Islamabad.
 
The clerics had gone to Karachi to meet their relatives after which they headed to Lahore to visit the shrines of Sufi saints.
Syed Asif Ali Nizami is the head priest of New Delhi's Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah.
 
Earlier, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that she has taken up the matter with Islamabad.

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