Printer Friendly

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.

COPYRIGHT 2018 Asianet-Pakistan
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2018 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Regional Times (Karachi, Pakistan)
Geographic Code:9PAKI
Date:Feb 25, 2018
Previous Article:Surgical strikes being conducted on country's political stability: Ahsan Iqbal.
Next Article:Imran could never substantiate his allegations, says Sanaullah.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2021 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters |