Did Pakistan Pay $6 Million to Taleban for Truce?

In Swat on February 25, 2009 at 10:04 am

AKI reports that Pakistan paid approximately $6 million –

“The amount has been paid through a backchannel, ” a senior security official told AKI on condition of anonymity.  It is compensation for those who were killed during military operations and compensation for the properties destroyed by the security forces. In fact, negotiations for this package were finalised well before Maulana Sufi Mohammad signed a peace deal.”


Property destroyed? Civilians killed?  Doubtful the money will reach those it is intended for-

Pak Paid $6 Mln for Ceasefire: Reports

CNN IBN, India

25 Feb 2009

(Zardari gave $6 million from “special fund” IBN).


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