External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj on Thursday tore apart ‘shoe’ theory of Pakistan after the meeting between Kulbhushan Jadhav and his family in Islamabad.
Making a statement in Rajya Sabha, Swaraj said the way Pakistan is spreading rumours that shoes of Jadhav’s wife were ‘bugged’ is absurdity beyond measures.
“Pakistani officials surprisingly asked Jadhav’s wife to remove her shoes and was provided slippers.
Pakistan didn’t return her shoes after the meeting despite several requests by Jadhav’s wife. Now, our apprehensions are proving to be true as reports coming from Pakistanallege that there was as a camera or a recording chip hidden in the shoes,” Swaraj said.
The External Affairs Minister said it is absurdity beyond measures as both women took two flights- Air India and Emirates Airline- to reach Islamabad.
“For the sake of believing, let’s assume the ‘suspicious shoes’ were cleared by Air India, but what about Emirates Airline flight that they took from Dubai to Islamabad? Is it possible for anyone to deceive the security check of Emirates Airline?” Swaraj asked, and added: “it’s absurdity beyond measures”. Read More…