July 26, 2008

Pakistan Court Frees Local Taleban Commander on Bail

Excerpt from report headlined "Taleban commander released on bail" by Pakistani newspaper Dawn website on 26 July

Lakki Marwat [North-West Frontier Province], 25 July: A local Taleban commander has been released on bail.

According to sources, Qari Sarfraz, who belonged to Giankhel tribe of Afghanistan, was set free on the orders of a court. He was arrested by Serai Naurang police on 19 May last year and kept in sub- jail, Lakki Marwat, the sources said.

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Originally published by Dawn website, Karachi, in English 26 Jul 08.

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