‘Pak govt, military had a hand in catching Osama’: Mukhtar
Islamabad: A season after Pakistan was departed humiliated by the unilateral US raid that killed Osama bin Laden, Defence Minister Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar said Pakistani govt and military “had a hand” in catching him.He said the al-Qaeda chief was tracked through a cellphone SIM that was found by Pakistani intelligence. The SIM that was used to monitor Osama was “found lying somewhere” by intelligence operatives, Mukhtar said.
He suggested that the Pakistan govt and army “had a hand” in the operation against the al-Qaeda chief.
Mukhtar told media “The Pakistan government and our forces had a hand in catching him (bin Laden and) in (gathering) information” outside parliament.
Mukhtar recognized that the United States did not notify Pakistan about the raid against Osama bin Laden but said “we were working together”.