Rawalpindi: Red Book with names of wanted terrorists issued
RAWALPINDI: The Crime Investigation Department (CID) has issued the 12th edition of its ‘Red Book’ of high profile cases – including the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto and attempts on the life of former president Pervez Musharraf and former prime minister Shaukat Aziz – police sources told Daily Times on Wednesday. The sources said that Rawalpindi police had been given 164 copies of the book that contains the names of more than 43 proclaimed offenders, ‘most-wanted terrorists’ and ‘highly dangerous sectarian terrorists’ along with the sums to be paid as head money.
The sources said the five most-wanted alleged terrorists in the Bhutto case were Baitullah Mehsood, UbaidurRehman, Faiz Muhammad, Abdullah alias Saddam and Ikramullah. They said the government had put up Rs 2 million as head money for each of these men. They said the book also includes the names of four men wanted for an attempt on Musharraf’s life: MatiurRehman, a resident of Bahawalpur, with Rs 10 million as head money; Mansoor alias Chota Ibrahim with Rs 5 million as head money; Umar Aqdas, a resident of Sheikhupura with Rs 5 million as head money; and QariEhsanulHaq alias Shaheed also with Rs 5 million as head money.
They said the book also mentions would-be suicide bomber Sikandar Sultan from Hangu – who was part of an assassination attempt on Shaukat Aziz but did not blow himself up.
The sources said the suspected sectarian terrorists – linked to a banned organisation – include Hafiz NaeemurRehman, wanted in the ‘Church attack case’; and Sajjad, wanted in the ‘Iran Cadet College’ case and the ‘Shah Najaf attack’ case.
They said that four proclaimed offenders wanted for Pakistan Air Force Sargodha base attack were Muhammad Haroon, Muhammad Tayyab, Bilal alias Raheem and Hafiz SaeedGhani.
The sources said the book also mentions the names of other most-wanted suspected terrorists: NafeesurRehman with Rs 2 million as head money; Rana Muhammad Afzal; and Abdul Hameed and Muhammad Imran – both wanted in the Lahore General Post Office suicide attack case.