Ex-Afghan president assassination perpetrators identified: NDS
By Ghanizada - Wed Oct 23, 2:40 pm
Afghan intelligence – National Directorate of Security (NDS) chief, Rahmatullah Nabeel has said that the perpetrators involved behind the assassination of ex-Afghan president Burhanuddin Rabbani have been identified.
NDS chief, Rahmatullah Nabeel on Tuesday told Afghan lawmakers that the intelligence department of Afghanistan has prepared a list of the perpetrators who were involved in the assassination of ex-Afghan president Burhanuddin Rabbani.
Mr. Nabeel said that all those involved behind the assassination plot of former Afghan president Burhanuddin Rabbani have been identified and the intelligence department is to hand over the list of perpetrators to the lawmakers.
Nabeel also added that a delegation of the Afghan intelligence officials have visited Pakistan to hand over the information to their Pakistani counterpart.
According to NDS chief, Rahmatullah Nabeel, Afghan intelligence has arrested Rahmatllah Wahidyar who facilitated the suicide bomber to meet with Burhanuddin Rabbani.
The former Afghan president Burhanuddin Rabbani was killed in a suicide bomb attack on his home close to the American embassy in Kabul two years back.
The explosion also left four other high peace council members. Burhanuddin Rabbani was a former Mujahideen leader hailed as a hero who had played a key role in ending the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan in the 1980s and early 1990s.
He was president from 1992 until his regime was in turn ousted by the Taliban in 1996.