30 May 2016

News Story: Pakistan arrests 2 officers for helping Afghan Taliban chief get ID card

ISLAMABAD, May 28 (Xinhua) -- Pakistan said on Saturday that two officers have been arrested for helping the Afghan Taliban chief, Mullah Akhtar Mansour, get fake Pakistani identity card and Pakistani citizenship for his second wife and children.

Mansour, who had been living in Pakistan as Wali Muhammad, was killed in a U.S. drone strike in southwestern Balochistan province on May 21.

A Pakistani computerized identity card and a passport were found at the site identifying the victim as Wali Muhammad, a resident of the port city of Karachi.

The Interior Ministry spokesman said that an accused, Aziz Ahmad, who was working as Major in the Levies force in Baluchistan, had verified the Pakistani ID card form for Wali Muhammad in 2001.

Read the full story at Xinhua