HERAT (Afghanistan)–How Indian preacher Father Alexis Premkumar Antonysamy?? was released from the captivity of Taliban?
The facts coming in Indian media are contrary to the reality about the release of Indian preacher Father Alexis Premkumar Antonysamy from the captivity of Taliban.
It is claimed in Indian media that he was released after a meeting of Taliban leadership with Jesuist Refugee Service (JRS) South Asia representative in Doha Qatar while Taliban circles in Heart claim that Indian Preacher was released after the negotiations of Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) leadership with Taliban in Heart.
Father Premkumar was officially working with the Jesuist Refugee Service, an international NGO, doing work in the educational field in Afghanistan when he was abducted by Taliban on June 2, 2014 from Herat.
Taliban circles claim that the head of TTP Mullah Fazululah sent a negotiation team to Taliban and negotiations went for weeks before the final decision of release of priest while
Indian embassy in Kabul claimed that his release has been pursued by top Indian leadership, including at the highest levels the Prime Minister Modi.