Monday, April 6, 2009

Swat Flogging and Samar Minallah - 1

On Sun, 4/5/09, K H U R R A M wrote:

Samar Minallah Sunday, April 5, 2009 12:13 AM. From: "Earth man" wrote:

On whose agenda Samar Minallah is trying to sabotage peace accord? By: Earthman, International Professor. 3. Abdul Qayyum Jatoi was caught red handed at Cat House Islamabad, later appointed as minister by PPP.

Dear Khurram Sahab,

Why this double standard???

Massage centre abductees were from MMA By Shakeel Anjum

ISLAMABAD: Two of the nine persons kidnapped from a Chinese massage centre in F-8/3 late on the night of June 22 by the local Taliban and who were mysteriously released by the police belonged to the MMA, authoritative sources have told The News.

Seven of those kidnapped were Chinese and their identity was made public while the identity of the two Pakistanis was not disclosed. The sources said that the two Pakistanis were Matiullah Khan and Raqiaz Khan from Bannu. Matiullah Khan, a nephew of the former member of National Assembly, the late Maulana Naseeb Ali Shah, was contesting elections from the seat of his uncle. Raqiaz Khan was his supporter, they added.

The sources said that Matiullah Khan, while recording his statement with the police, said that he was suffering from knee pain and had gone to the massage centre for a massage where he was held.

Male and female students (respectively Taliban and Talibat) of Jamia Faridia, Jamia Hafsa and Beaconhouse School System, in a joint operation, kidnapped Chinese women and Pakistani men shortly after midnight Friday from a Chinese massage center at house 14, Street 4, F-8/3, alleging that they were running a brothel. However, the hostages said they were running a massage centre and beauty parlour.

The Lal Masjid administration later released nine persons after detaining them for 17 hours. The police, the district administration and Lal Masjid identified the Chinese but kept secret the identity of two Pakistanis.

The police, later, freed both the 'political bigwigs' keeping their names secret on the direction of the district administration. The sources claimed that the Lal Masjid administration, after knowing about the identity of the kidnapped 'Pakistanis' who enjoyed strong political background, facilitated their release. They made it part of the agreement arrived at with the police and the district administration that their identity would be kept a secret.

Meanwhile, President of MMA Qazi Hussain Ahmad, when contacted by this correspondent, said that he didn't know Matiullah Khan. "It would be better to investigate their involvement and publish whatever is the truth," he advised.

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