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Officers Being Questioned About Ties To Banned Group

June 23 2011


Four officers, all majors in the Pakistani army, are being questioned over their alleged links to a banned extremist group, reports the BBC.

The army is investigating their possible connections to Brig. Gen. Ali Khan, who was arrested last month for links to Hizb ut-Tahrir, said a military spokesman.

That arrest was announced earlier this week.

Hizb ut-Tahrir is a global Islamist group that seeks to revive the Islamic caliphate and unify Muslim countries under Islamic...

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