Mulla Akhtar Mansoor had bought a life insurance policy in Pakistan using a fake identity. (Photo courtesy- News18)
Taliban Chief Mullah Akhtar Mansoor, the head of the Afghan Taliban who was killed in a US drone attack, bought a life insurance policy in Pakistan before his death.
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December 13, 2020 10:18 PM IS
During the investigation, it was found that Mansoor and his associates used to help in collecting funds for terrorist activities by buying properties on the basis of “fake identities”. He also bought five properties including plots and houses worth Rs.320 million in Karachi. The report states that the investigation revealed that Mansoor had purchased a “life insurance policy” using a fake identity before being killed in a drone attack on May 21, 2016 and had given the company three lakh rupees. .
In the report, sources were told that the insurance company had expressed a desire to return the main amount received from Mansoor and gave the investigators a check of three lakh rupees to be deposited in the court so that this amount could be deposited in the government fund. “However, the investigators returned the check and asked the company to pay the premium along with the main amount so that the entire amount could be deposited in the government fund,” he said.
Also read: 25 people injured in a massive explosion in Rawalpindi, PakistanThe insurance company deposited a check of three and a half lakh rupees in the court on Saturday. Mansoor’s properties were also auctioned in Karachi on the court’s order. The then US President Barack Obama confirmed that Mansoor was killed in 2016 in a US drone attack in Balochistan, Pakistan.