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Lahore police nab prime accused in Musharraf suicide attack case.

LAHORE -- Police announced the arrest of a prime accused, wanted for nine years, in a case pertaining to a suicide attack on former military dictator Pervez Musharraf in Rawalpindi.

The accused, Salman Dar, was part of the most wanted list on the Red Book and had a head money of Rs500,000 police said.

He is accused of manufacturing three suicide vests for carrying out the attack.

Dar has also admitted to being a member of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).

Musharraf's motorcade was hit by a suicide attack in Rawalpindi in December 2003, in which the former president escaped unhurt.

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Publication:Regional Times (Karachi, Pakistan)
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Date:Feb 25, 2018
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