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Intelligence warning: Hizb ut-Tahrir planned ‘Arab spring’ in Pakistan

By mastifundaon Jul-27-11 7:28am


ISLAMABAD: Several weeks before the military detained a group of senior officers for alleged links with the radical group Hizb ut-Tahrir earlier this year, the country’s intelligence agencies warned that the banned organisation was planning an Egypt-style uprising in Pakistan by seeking support from ‘like-minded’ elements within the armed forces. In a correspondence among the Punjab police, the Directorate of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), and the government in April this year, made available to , there was a clear warning of the outfit attempting a ‘deep infiltration’ of the military and academia.