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Pakistani cleric arrested in Greece: Police

A 50-year-old Pakistani cleric has been arrested in Greece in relation to a suspected manslaughter case.

india Updated: Mar 14, 2006 14:45 IST

A 50-year-old Pakistani cleric has been arrested in Greece in relation to a suspected manslaughter case, a police source told the agency on Tuesday.

Police detained the cleric under an international arrest warrant at the behest of the Pakistani authorities, according to the source.

The Pakistani embassy in Athens could not immediately comment on the case.

The cleric has been detained at Athens International Airport since March 11.

According to Greek press reports, the police are also investigating possible links to Islamic terrorist groups.

The cleric arrived in Greece from London in order to conduct religious services for the local Pakistani community, the reports said.

First Published: Mar 14, 2006 14:45 IST