Bin Laden informer: 11 accomplices of Dr Afridi suspended from duties

Dr Afridi allegedly arranged a private vaccination campaign to trace the al Qaeda leader.


Web Desk February 19, 2012

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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Noran danish | 8 years ago | Reply | Recommend Dr deserves the highest civil award of excellence. The time for policy makers is to keep the border tight for enemys and soft for friends and if no then get ready for coming polls as majority of muslim dislikes the one ever is unable to maintain the respects of dr afridi. Thanks dr for playing the key role in that great operation. dawn is ahead doctor don't forget god lover those who ever works for the safety of mankind. Gov is required to step in time.. by awarding dr but also navy seals for the adventure gov can pass a message for the masses that terrorism is not good
Nasir | 8 years ago | Reply | Recommend

Why does the government not suspend the so called educated lawyers that banned Shezaan and have made us a laughing stock in the world?

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