Suspect arrested from PU ‘mastermind’ of Denmark embassy attack

LAHORE: The Arab fighter, who was arrested from Punjab University (PU) last month, has revealed that he was the mastermind of suicide attack on Denmark embassy in Islamabad.

Sources said, the Arab fighter, during interrogation disclosed that he was involved in the attack on Denmark embassy in Islamabad on June 02, 2008 in which five people were killed and several others injured.

It may be noted that an Arab organization has claimed responsibility of the attack and had said that it carried out the attack due to blasphemous publications in a Denmark newspaper.

The suspect was picked up by a sensitive agency from a hostel of Punjab University (PU) last month.

Sources said, on the basis of information gathered from this fighter, 17 others have been arrested and the network of this group has been busted.