Interior Minister Says American National Matthew Barrett Not A Spy

Interior Minister says American National Matthew Barrett not a Spy

Islamabad,(Pakistan Point News - 12 August,2016) : Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan said that apprehended US national Matthew Craig Barrett was deported from the country on the orders of the court, adding that Barrett had applied for a Pakistani visa after five years. Addressing a press conference in Islamabad on Friday, he said that action was being taken against the officer who issued visa to Barrett, stating that the individual who pointed about the US national shall be given a reward. He said that Barrett was not accused of espionage but he was detained from a sensitive area. He added that Barrett was issued a visa despite his name being in the blacklist.