Swat Taliban paying mercenaries ‘blood money’ to “behead” policemen

May 29th, 2009 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI  

Taliban Islamabad, May 29 (ANI): The Swat Taliban has engaged a band of private armed terrorists and is paying them handsome amounts to target security officials in Mingora and other adjacent areas.

A suspected Afghan terrorist, Ghaniur Rehman, arrested by police from Mingora’s Malukabad area told media persons that he was being paid 20,000 rupees to kill a policeman.

“I beheaded five policemen in Sitara Chowk,” The Daily Times quoted Rehman, as saying.

He said he was trained by the Taliban at a training camp situated near the Charbagh area. (ANI)

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