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India sceptical about Saeed's detention

delhi Updated: Sep 23, 2009 21:46 IST

Raising questions over Pakistan's claim that JuD chief Hafiz Mohd Saeed has been detained, India on Wednesday said it could be a camouflage due to the US pressure for acting against perpetrators of the Mumbai attacks and "we can see through the game."

"They (Pakistan) are trying to camouflage the whole idea to suit themselves. So India cannot be lulled into some kind of satisfaction that they are proceeding against them. We can see through the game," External Affairs Minister SM Krishna said in New York.

He was commenting on Pakistan's claim that Saeed, prime accused in the Mumbai attacks, has been "taken into custody".
Emphasising that India wants decisive action against the perpetrators of the 26/11 attacks, he told 'The Wall Street Journal' "We want Saeed to be tried for his Mumbai attack".

Saeed, who is also the founder of terror outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba, has been booked for inciting people to launch 'jehad' and inviting donations for the same. Pakistan has refused to file any case against him in connection with the 26/11 attacks claiming that there was no evidence despite India saying that it has given enough proof.

In Delhi, official sources said Pakistan could be trying to save face in view of pressure mounted by the US over the slow progress in the Mumbai attack probe.

Pointing to conflicting versions emanating from Pakistan over Saeed, the sources said India does not believe that he has been arrested.