Benazir's killers to be caught soon, says Pak Ambassador to UN

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Karachi, Jan.24 (ANI): The assassins of the former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto would soon be behind the bars, if Pakistan's Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Hussain Abdullah Haroon is to be believed.

Addressing the members of the Sindh Assembly here, Haroon said: "The nation would hear positive news regarding the probe into the assassination of Benazir Bhutto soon."

He said that top investigators from the UN would be visiting Pakistan in connection with the probe.

"Two UN missions would visit Pakistan, first to assess security situation and then for fact finding," The Nation quoted Haroon, as saying.

He added that the involvement of the UN would ensure that the probe is independent and its outcome is credible so that it can not be challenged.

The Pakistani authorities will takeover from the UN investigators once it is clear that who all were behind the attack on the former Prime Minister.

"The follow up procedure including arrest of the responsible would be carried out by Pakistani authorities" Haroon said.

He also made it clear that the whole probe will be cost the national exchequer about five million dollars, and not 100 million dollars as claimed by the media earlier.

Benazir Bhutto was killed in an attack while leaving a campaign rally for the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) on December 27, 2007 in Rawalpindi. (ANI)

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