For Sale: Pakistani Suicide Bombers
Are you holding a grudge?… Do you need help settling a score?
Pakistan announced that a suicide bomber in August was actually purchased to help a group of men settle a personal score.
The Times of India and ROP reported:
Suicide bombers are available for a price in Pakistan to settle personal scores, a police investigation into the killing of a parliamentarian has revealed.
On Tuesday, the Crimes Investigation Department of the Lahore police said it had arrested five people involved in the Aug 6 suicide attack at the residence of Rashid Akbar Niwani, a Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) member of the National Assembly, which resulted in the death of 26 people and injuries to several more.
Niwani was only playing the honest broker between two friends who had fallen out over a monetary dispute, the police said.
Quoting the police, Dawn reported on Wednesday that principal suspect Waqas Hussain and his accomplices Nazar Hussain, Arif Khan, Muhammad Amjad and Saeed Amjad Abbas hired a suicide bomber and explosives expert from Wana town in the restive South Waziristan to kill a man named Ejaz Hussain, with whom he had a monetary dispute.