India seeks access to Mumbai man arrested in Pakistan

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New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) India on Thursday sought from Pakistan consular access to Sheikh Nabi, a Mumbai resident arrested in Islamabad for not possessing travel documents, the Ministry of External Affairs announced on Thursday.

“We have contacted the Pakistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the matter of Sheikh Nabi and sought facts of the case. We have also sought consular access and are awaiting their response,” said MEA spokesperson Gopal Baglay.

Nabi was arrested on May 19 and booked under the Foreigners Act, 1946.

–IANS

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