Pak media projected us as RAW spies, says one of the missing clerics

Syed Asif Nizami, Nazim Nizami, Sufi clerics, Sushma Swaraj, India, Pakistan, RAW spies

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In a shocking revelation to the missing clerics incident, Nazim Nizami -- one of the missing clerics who reached India safely on Monday -- said that there is a newspaper in Pakistan which had printed false statements about the two clerics being RAW spies.

"There is a newspaper in Pakistan which has printed false statements of the two clerics being RAW spies," Nazim Nizami said soon after his arrival in India from Pakistan.

The two Sufi clerics, identified as Syed Asif Nizami and Nazim Nizami, have returned from Pakistan on Monday and will meet External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj with their family members.

Swaraj had on Sunday said in a series of tweets that she spoke to one of the two clerics, who were later found after going missing in Pakistan.

"I just spoke to Syed Nazim Ali Nizami in Karachi. He told me that they are safe and will be back in Delhi on Monday," she had said in a tweet.

Syed Asif Nizami, the head priest (Sajjadanashin) of Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia Dargah and his nephew Nazim Nizami had gone to Pakistan on March 8 as part of annual exchanges between Hazrat Nizamuddin and Garib Nawaz, who is venerated at the Data Darbar Sufi shrine in Lahore.

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