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Norwegian citizen Ehsan Arjemandi who have gone without
a trace in one year, is alive, according to Pakistani
authorities to NRK.
reporter Atta Ansari has traveled in Pakistan to investigate
the disappearance of the Norwegian citizen Ehsan Arjemandi.
witnesses told NRK already in August last year that Arjemandi
was abducted by Pakistani intelligence and uniformed
until now, both police and intelligence services have
denied having anything to do with the disappearance.
Interior Minister Rehman Malik confirmed to NRK that Ehsan Arjemandi is still in Pakistan.
"I know well the case. He
traveled around Pakistan with forged identity
papers," said Interior Minister Rehman
Malik in an exclusive interview with NRK. "We arrested him and he is still in our custody."
is the first time the Pakistani government
admits that Arjemandi is alive and that
he was arrested by the Secret Service
a year ago.
family of Arjemandi has always lived
says that the arrest of Arjemandi
is part of their efforts to stop
foreign nationals from committing
acts of terrorism in Pakistan.
"We need to keep our eyes
open. Our intelligence does
a good job," said Rehman Malik
when he might return home
Minister Rehman Malik is
considered to be the most
powerful Minister in Pakistan's
current government. He
is responsible for law and
order and for border control.
was last night in Karachi
to mediate between factions
of several political
parties have committed
hundreds of political
killings in the last
"Pakistan is under attack
from foreign criminal
gangs and terrorists. They
work with local
Mafia leaders who
only want to make
Malik at the
by NRK when Arjemandi
can go home, Malik replied, "It will take place
after a legal process."