Malala attack mastermind put on ECL

Published Oct 30, 2012 03:51pm

Officials said that Ataullah, the mastermind behind the shooting of Malala Yousufzai, had fled back to Afghanistan after carrying out the attack. -FIle Photo

ISLAMABAD: The mastermind of the attack on Pakistani activist Malala Yousufzai has been put on the Exit Control List (ECL), DawnNews reported.

Sources said that after adding Ataullah on the ECL, FIA and immigration authorities have been provided details on the suspect.

After the attack on the young activist, pictures of Ataullah were distributed to relevant authorities.

The interior ministry said that Ataullah had arrived in Swat from Afghanistan prior to the attack and escaped soon after.

The provincial government had put a reward of 10 million rupees on the culprits involved in the attack.

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