Speaking to some contacts in Delhi police, one thing I learned was that the way the police gets to the truth is it asks the same questions many times, at different times, and at some point, the criminal invariably, inadvertently spills the truth out.
The same seems to have happened to our friendly neighbor Pakistan. After claiming for a year that they had picked up Kulbhushan Jadhav in Baluchistan (in Pakistan), a retired high-ranking ISI officer inadvertently admitted on TV that they had picked him up from Chahabar in Iran.
Nothing more needs to be said. See the 20 second video below (courtesy rightactions.in & NaMo FANs):
So at this time, it seems that Kulbhushan was just an ex-naval officer peacefully conducting a maritime dhow rental business in Chahabar Iran, and was kidnapped and staged in front of the world as a RAW spy in order to divert the increasing attention on Pakistani human rights abuses in Baluchistan. As for his passport in a Muslim name, he probably had one made so as to operate more effectively and without prejudice in a Muslim country (namely, Iran). This was perhaps known to the ISI, who knew they could exploit this fact towards their claims. An ex-naval officer, with a Muslim passport operating in Pakistan’s backyard of Chahabar? Did you think the ISI would have let such a sweet opportunity to hurt Bharat go?
(This article provides a background on the Kulbhushan Jadhav case)
Did you like this article? We’re a non-profit. Make a donation and help pay for our journalism.
It is easy enough for agencies in Pak to make a fake Indian passport. The so-called “confession”, the “passport” is not a worth a cup of coffee.
Nice catch HP.