Latest official documents show that over Rs650 million (just over $10 million) have been paid to the Taliban by Pakistani businessmen during the last 18 months alone. The billions of rupees paid have not been reported to the police and agencies, and the businessmen have dealt secretly with the Taliban to save their lives.

Documents reveal that in Rawalpindi and Islamabad alone, a list of 45 cases of kidnapping for ransom and extortion has been prepared in which Rs653 million have been paid to Taliban while billions have remained undiscovered.

Read more at The News…

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-13-25532-Over-Rs650m-paid-to-Taliban-as-ransom

 

 

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