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FBI seeks access to Mumbai suspects in Pakistan
February 23, 2009 19:38 IST
Sleuths of the top US investigating agency have gone to Pakistan in this regard, he told PTI in an interview.
"They (FBI) have sought access to people who have been detained. As far as I know, that (access) has not been given.
The US Ambassador also disclosed that the FBI officials, who had spent time in Mumbai to help investigate the terror
"My understanding is they (FBI) will be prepared to testify," he said when asked whether the sleuths would depose in the case.
Noting that the FBI had cooperated for the first time with Indian agencies in a terror investigation here, Mulford said the American sleuths directly interacted with the Mumbai police and worked with them in an "open and transparent fashion".
Underlining that FBI used high quality technology to probe the attack case, he said "the evidence we gathered has high credibility and once it was passed to Pakistan and other countries who were adversely affected, people had to pay serious attention".
He said the evidence was "very very compelling" to emphasise the point that the terror attack was "planned in Pakistan, it was managed from Pakistani territory, the people came from Pakistan and all that is very very clear."
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