Sindh asks for transfer of al Qaeda member Major Haroon from Punjab

Published: February 26, 2012
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Sindh Home Ministry wrote to Punjab Home Department for his transfer. PHOTO: FILE

Sindh Home Ministry wrote to Punjab Home Department for his transfer. PHOTO: FILE

LAHORE: Sindh government has requested Punjab to transfer an alleged al Qaeda member Major Haroon to Sindh, sources said on Sunday.

The Sindh Home Ministry wrote a letter to the Punjab Home Department to transfer Haroon, a former Pakistan army officer who is accused of being involved in the kidnapping of businessman Satish Anand, amongst other high profile cases against him.

Anand, a rich Hindu businessman, was kidnapped from Karachi in 2008 for a ransom of Rs20 million.

Earlier in the month, Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik had confirmed Haroon’s contacts with al Qaeda, during a during a Sindh Assembly briefing regarding the murder probe of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto

Earlier in the month, Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik had confirmed Haroon’s contacts with al Qaeda, during a Sindh Assembly session briefing, regarding the murder probe of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.

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  • blithe
    Feb 29, 2012 - 5:21PM

    Laughable request given Sindh’s track record (or lack thereof) with target killers.

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