Govt had been warned RAW planning attackMarch 4, 2009
A secret investigative report has just surfaced prepared by the Additional Inspector General of the Crime Investigation Division, Punjab on 22nd January 2009 outlining the potential threat to the Sri Lankan team. It outlines very briefly the following four points
- It has reliably been learnt that “RAW” (Indian Intelligence Agency) has assigned its agents the task to target Sri Lankan Cricket Team during its current visit to Lahore,especially while traveling between the hotel and stadium or at the hotel during their stay
- It is evident that RAW intends to show Pakistan as a security risk state for sports events particularly when European and India teams have already postponed their proposed visits considering it a high security risk to visit Pakistan.
- RAW has also collected photographs of leaders of Jamaat-ud-Daawa (Proscribed) and its establishment to target them
- Extreme vigilance and heightened security arrangements indicated
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