Are you surprised? But it’s true, according to reports, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Shariff received money from Al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden. According to a new book, it is claimed that Sharif took money to contest elections against Benazir Bhutto-led Pakistan People’s Party in the year 1990.
Khalid Khawaja: Shaheed-i-Aman by Shamama Khalid
The book “Khalid Khawaja: Shaheed-i-Aman”, which was authored by Shamama Khalid, the wife of former Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) operative Khalid Khawaja. She claimed that PM Sharif received money from Bin Laden to contest elections against the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Dawn online reported on Monday.
The Book Clearly states
“Chief of PML-N Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif received funding from Osama Bin Laden, founder of Al-Qaeda, to contest elections against Benazir Bhutto-led Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) after the end of Zia regime”
Nawaz Shariff backtracked from all his promises
1. Nawaz Shariff backed post coming into power
Despite the fact, that Osama funded Sharif heavily PM Shariff latter backtracked from all his promises post coming into power.
2. Khawaja was very close to Nawaz Shariff
According to a note in the book from the retired Lt-Gen Hamid Gul the former Inter-Services Intelligence director general, Khawaja was very close to Sharif for some time.
3. Khawaja was killed by a splinter group of the Pakistani Taliban
According to the book, Palestinian Sunni Abdullah Azzam, who is also known as the ‘father of global jihad’ and Osama’s mentor, introduced Khawaja to the Al Qaeda head honcho. The book claims that Khawaja was killed by a splinter group of the Pakistani Taliban while he was on a peace mission in the restive tribal areas. Osama was killed in a midnight raid by the US Navy SEALs in Pakistan’s garrison town of Abbottabad in 2011.
While PM Nawaz Shariff is surrounded with this claim, let’s see what he heads to further clearing these allegations.