At least 11 accomplices of Dr Shakil Afridi, who was accused of helping the US track down former al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, were suspended from their duties on Sunday, reported Express News.
The suspended people include a medical officer and some lady health workers. Details of the names’ list is being kept secret, according to the Express News correspondent.
Last year, British newspaper The Guardian reported that the CIA launched a fake vaccination drive in Abbottabad to gather the DNA information of Bin Laden’s family. It said that Khyber Agency Surgeon Dr Afridi, under the pretext of a private polio vaccination campaign, launched a CIA programme to trace the al Qaeda leader in Abbottabad.
Action was initiated against him and some other provincial health department officials for running a fake polio vaccine campaign.
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