HOW can Pervez Musharraf talk about the rise in militancy in Karachi when he himself approved of it by showing his muscles in Islamabad on the day when 45 plus people were killed and many injured?

Also, Lal Masjid had been cooking up for years. There were reports that someone, sitting with him in the government, got them freed by standing surety for them whenever any action was taken by the police. What did his security agencies do to take caution? Where was that person when things got out of control?

Everyone in Pakistan knows how independent prime ministers have been in the government for 65 years, particularly with presidents in uniform. Of course, public memory is short, but not too short.

ZAFAR     Karachi

Updated Apr 01, 2013 03:03am

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Comments (4) (Closed)

Agha Ata (USA)
Apr 01, 2013 12:59pm
He is misfit.
Apr 01, 2013 02:08pm
There was millitancy in Pakistan long before Musharaf. It was Bhutto who initiated it and Zia nourished it and brought to its climax. What Musharaf did to Lal Musjid was exactly what Lal Musjid deserved. In fact his fault was that he let most of them go. He should have decimated them all and not left the chief, particularly, alive for the Supreme Court to let him go scott free.
Jalaluddin S. Hussain
Apr 01, 2013 02:13pm
I agree with Agha Sahib, 9 years are enough. Let the civilians given a chance.
Apr 01, 2013 05:49pm
Why is he walking around on bail?