NEW DELHI: Pakistan on Friday rejected reports of India handing over evidence related to Jamaatud Dawa founder Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, Express News reported.
Foreign Office Spokesperson Abdul Basit said that “overheard statements” do not qualify as evidence.
Earlier today, Indian Foreign Minister SM Krishna while speaking to the media in New Delhi had said that India has handed over all evidence related to Jamaatud Dawa founder Hafiz Muhammad Saeed.
Krishna had said that Pakistan should initiate legal proceedings against
The Indian foreign minister said that bilateral talks will be held between Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Asif Ali Zardari, during the latter’s visit to India.
The United States had recently announced a $10 million bounty.
US State Department spokesperson Mark Toner had clarified earlier on Wednesday that the Rewards for Justice notice against Saeed was not for ‘information about his whereabouts’, but to ‘seek evidence that can be used against Saeed’ which will pass “judicial scrutiny” and lead to his conviction, conceding that the information US intelligence and other agencies had thus far was not sufficient to earn them a conviction.