A day after India asserted that the mutilation of soldiers' bodies was carried out with the active participation of the Pakistani Army, Islamabad today warned that ‘provocative statements’ by New Delhi will further vitiate the regional environment.
According to Radio Pakistan, reacting to Defence Minister Arun Jaitley's remarks, Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria reiterated that ‘no incident of mutilation of bodies of Indian soldiers has taken place’.
“India has lost every right of taking any of its allegations before the United Nations because it has never abided by the world body neither has it cooperated with the UN Military Observers Group established for this purpose,” Zakaria claimed.
He said that ‘provocative statements’ by India will further vitiate the regional environment.
Zakaria said that India has always used the ‘Pakistan card’ for its internal political manoeuvring and diverting world attention from its ‘atrocities’ in the Valley.
Jaitley had yesterday rubbished Pakistan's claim that its military was not involved in mutilating the bodies of two Indian soldiers at the LoC, asserting that the denial of the ‘barbaric act’ carried no credibility.
Jaitley had said that cover fire was provided to those who killed and mutilated the bodies of the two soldiers and Pakistan helped the perpetrators escape.
Naib Subedar Paramjeet Singh and BSF Head Constable Prem Sagar were slain by Pakistan's Border Action Team (BAT) which had sneaked 250 metres into the Indian territory in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on May 1.
With PTI Inputs