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Pakistan indicts 2 more in Bhutto’s assassination

November 6, 2011 • World News


FILE – In this Dec. 27, 2007 file photo, Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto arrives to address to her last public rally in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Bhutto was assassinated with 20 others in a suicide attack as she left the rally. A Pakistani government prosecutor said Saturday Nov. 5, 2011, a court has indicted seven men on charges of killing country’s former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto. (AP Photo/Mohammad Javed, File)

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Two police officers were indicted Saturday in the 2007 assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto and will face trial along with five members of the Pakistani Taliban, a state prosecutor said.

The policemen were charged with failing to provide Bhutto with proper security and with destroying evidence, said the prosecutor, Zulfikar Ali. Their indictment triggers a new trial for the Taliban members so that all seven defendants can be tried together, he said.

Bhutto and 23 other people were killed Dec. 27, Login to read more

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