Skip to main content

Journalist Who Played Key Role in Freeing Engineer Hamid Ansari from Pak Custody Shares the Story

Interview with Jatin Desai |
Interviewed by Nikhil Wagle
Produced by Newsclick Production,
In this interview, Nikhil Wagle talks to Journalist and Human Rights Activist Jatin Desai about his pivotal role in Ansari's release,the events that led to his arrest and more.

On 18th December 2018, Mumbai based engineer, Hamid Ansari finally returned to India after spending 6 years in a Pakistan Jail on espionage charges. Ansari had entered Pakistan on 12 November 2012 using fake identification documents, to meet a woman from Kohat in Pakistan who he had befriended on Facebook. In this interview, Nikhil Wagle talks to Journalist and Human Rights Activist Jatin Desai about his pivotal role in Ansari's release, the events that led to his arrest and more.

Get the latest reports & analysis with people's perspective on Protests, movements & deep analytical videos, discussions of the current affairs in your Telegram app. Subscribe to NewsClick's Telegram channel & get Real-Time updates on stories, as they get published on our website.

Subscribe Newsclick On Telegram

Latest