July 8, 2013
A Pakistani traffic cop had Osama bin Laden all but cuffed months after 9/11, but sent the world’s most wanted man on his way and back into the shadows.
The too-hackneyed-for-Hollywood scenario was shared to Pakistani authorities by a bin Laden bodyguard’s wife, and revealed in that government’s official report on the case, obtained exclusively by Qatar-based news network Al Jazeera.
A wife of Al Qaeda bodyguard and courier Ibrahim al-Kuwaiti, named Maryam told investigators that she did not know the identity of the tall man she and her husband lived with in 2002 and 2003 in the country’s Swat Valley.
This article was posted: Monday, July 8, 2013 at 2:41 pm