Pakistan Knew Osama Bin Laden’s Whereabouts
Former Pakistan Defense Minister Chaudhary Ahmed Mukhtar made sensational comments that put Pakistan in trouble. He claimed that pak knew whereabouts of dreadful terrorist. Al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden. He revealed that the country sheltered Laden and then-President Asif Ali Zardari, army chief Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, joint chiefs,officials in intelligence agency were all aware of it, he claimed in an interview he gave to CNN-IBN.
Pakistan bluffed that it does not know Laden was sheltered in the country and that American forces arrested the terrorist without its intervention. Ahmad Mukhtar’s claim came as a blow to Pakistan. Former army chief Musharraf and Rasheed Qureshi denied Mukhtar’s words and termed him as a liar. Ahmad Mukhtar served as Pak Denfense minister from 2008 through 2012.