Taleban leader says he paid 15,000 dollars for his freedom

January 9th, 2008 - 6:07 pm ICT by admin  

Kabul, Jan.9 (ANI): A Taleban commander in Afghanistan’s southern Helmand province has claimed that he paid 15,000 dollars to his captors to secure his freedom.
Mullah Sorkh Naqaibullah told the BBC that he paid the above amount to Afghan authorities to win his freedom.
Known as the “Red Mullah”, Naqaibullah was picked up for attacking British troops in Helmand. (ANI)

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