Pak Police Lying About My Relatives: Asiya

SRINAGAR: Refuting allegations of ‘terror-links’ levelled against her close relatives in Pakistan Dukhtaraan-e-Millat chief Asiya Andrabi today said a tenet was living in the Gilani House where the Pakistan police reportedly claimed to have recovered huge arms and ammunition.

Pertinently quoting Pakistan police records, a national daily here on Tuesday said Irtiyaz and Dr. Mujahid Gilani, who escaped during a raid last month at Gilani Manzil on the outskirts of the city, are linked to a banned militant outfit. A cousin of theirs, teenaged Shoaib Andrabi, is in judicial custody till October 21, said the daily.

Andrabi said: “One thing is 100 per cent fact that Irtiyaz was arrested two to three hours before the raid on Gilani House in Islamabad was carried out by police. This is a lie that he fired on police party while he was fleeing the spot. Actually a tenet was living in some rooms of the house who along with his family had disappeared some four days before the raid was carried out on the House.”

While Shoaib is the first son of Asiya Andrabi’s brother Zia-ul-Haq Andrabi, Irtiyaz is Andrabi’s sister Rehana’s son. He and his younger brother Mujahid Gilani, a paediatric surgeon, lived in Gilani House. (KNS)

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