Malik announces Rs200 million for information on Ehsanullah Ehsan
[Dawn] Interior Minister Rehman Malik
Pak politician, Interior Minister under the Gilani government. Malik is a former Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) intelligence officer who rose to head the FIA during Benazir Bhutto's second tenure. Malik was tossed from his FIA job in 1998 after documenting the breath-taking corruption of the Sharif family. By unhappy coincidence Nawaz Sharif became PM at just that moment and Malik moved to London one step ahead of the button men. He had to give up the interior ministry job because he held dual Brit citizenship.
on Tuesday said anyone providing information on the whereabouts of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistain (TTP) front man Ehsanullah Ehsan would be awarded rupees 200 million, DawnNews reported.
Speaking to media representatives in Islamabad, Malik said Ehsan was working for foreign elements and vowed to soon reveal all on the TTP front man.
The minister added that the TTP was a divided organization and now constituted of various groups, including the Waliur Rehman faction, the Hakimullah Mehsud group and other small factions.
Malik moreover questioned as to what kind of shariah the TTP front man wanted to enforce in the country which legitimised the killings of innocent civilians and sanctioned suicide kabooms.
He said "terrorists" were defaming the religion and shariah for money, adding that, the government had struck a peace agreement with the Taliban in Swat
...a valley and an administrative district in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistain, located 99 mi from Islamabad. It is inhabited mostly by Pashto speakers. The place has gone steadily downhill since the days when Babe Ruth was the Sultan of Swat...
which the latter had themselves violated.
Malik added that if "snuffies and myrmidons" surrendered and gave up their weapons, the government could consider giving them amnesty.
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