The defence minister tweeted that Brahmdagh Bugti has an Afghan passport in name of Ibraheem while an Indian visa and now he is seeking asylum in India.
“We are blessed with good neighbours,” exclaimed Asif in the tweet.
Brahmdagh Bugti has Afghan passport in name of Ibraheem, w. an Indian visa, & now seeks asylum in India. We are blessed with good neighbours
— Khawaja M. Asif (@KhawajaMAsif) September 23, 2016
Last night, the minister also termed India’s move tantamount to ‘harbouring a terrorist by a state’.
India Granting asylum to Brahmdagh Bugti will amount to harbouring a terrorist by a state..thus becoming official sponsor of terrorism..
— Khawaja M. Asif (@KhawajaMAsif) September 22, 2016
India deeply involved in terrorism in Balochistan: FO
On September 20, Baloch Republican Army (BRA) leaderBrahamdagh Bugti approached the Permanent Mission of India in Geneva for filing asylum paper.
The Indian Home Ministry on Thursday confirmed that the leader of the Bugti has filed an application seeking political asylum in India which they were examining.
“We have received Bugti’s application for political asylum and it is under examination,” a Home Ministry official told India’s TOI.