ISLAMABAD: Chairman of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik will travel to Islamabad today (Saturday) to appear before the judicial commission probing the memo scandal. The JKLF chairman was asked by the commission to submit his application in person, a JKLF spokesman said in Srinagar, Kashmir Media Service reported. Malik had written to Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry seeking permission to depose before the commission after Memogate whistleblower Mansoor Ijaz claimed that Malik had met a senior Indian intelligence official in Delhi. Malik has obtained a visa from the Pakistani High Commission in New Delhi, the spokesman added. The JKLF leader has denied having ever met any RAW official.
Published in The Express Tribune, March 24th, 2012.
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