Pakistan helped Iran nab top Sunni militant: envoy

Pakistan played a role in helping Iran arrest its most wanted Sunni militant Abdolmalek Rigi who was seized onboard a flight from Dubai, Islamabad's ambassador to Tehran Mohammad Abbasi said on Wednesday.
'I must tell you that such action cannot be carried out without the cooperation of Pakistan. I am happy that he has been arrested,' Abbasi told a media conference at Islamabad's mission in Tehran. (AFP - Feb 24, 2010)

Other reports on Rigi's abduction and arrest by Iranian intelligence

Huffington Post

Iran is all over the news again. It is not possible to stray away from Iran if your daily routine includes reading newspapers and visiting opinion websites. Iran and controversy have been wedded together since the Islamic revolution in 1979. In recent months, however, Iran has become the center of global attention thanks to the madness of its regime to build a nuclear weapon.

NationalReviw onLine

Most Wanted Anti-Iran Terrorist Arrested

Abd al-Malek Rigi, the head of the Jundallah terrorist group operating in Baluchistan. Here is a photo of the captured Rigi with Iranian security forces.

Radio Liberty

Kyrgyzstan Confirms Iran Intercepted Plane, Arrested Two Passengers

Kyrgyzstan has confirmed that Iran forced one of its planes to land and arrested two of the passengers, apparently confirming Tehran's claim that it seized a top Sunni militant on a flight to the Central Asian country, RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service reports.Taalaibek Turumbekov, deputy chief of Kyrgyzstan Aba Joldoru, the national airline, told RFE/RL that a plane flying from Dubai was made to land in the southern Iranian city of Bandar Abbas on February 23, escorted by two Iranian jets.

Baluchistan Judicial head says Rigi will be executed
he head of the Sistan & Baluchistan Judiciary said that "upon the completion of the judicial case of this mohareb (enemy of God punishable by death) the divine punishment will be carried out for him (Abdolmalek Rigi) and other members of this group". (Fars News Agency – Feb. 25, 2010)


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