Harjit Masih’s Story Of Fleeing From IS False, Was Kept In Protective Custody: Swaraj


Harjit Masih, the Indian worker who claims to have escaped from the clutches of Islamic State (IS) captivity in Iraq in June 2014, was kept in protective custody, said External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, adding that the stories stated by him are false.

Addressing the media in a conference on Tuesday, the senior BJP leader said that all allegations of government harassing Masih is completely baseless. “It is baseless that Harjit Masih was harassed, he was kept in protective custody. I had said this in Parliament earlier,” said Swaraj.

Earlier, External Affairs Minister confirmed that the 39 Indians, who went missing in Iraq’s Mosul since 2014, are dead. Read More…

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