‘Subsequent time, no mistake’: Pakistani Talibani militant tweets risk to Malala Yousafzai; Twitter suspends account

‘Subsequent time, no mistake’: Pakistani Talibani militant tweets risk to Malala Yousafzai; Twitter suspends account

Yousafzai known as out the Pakistani authorities and the army over her alleged shooter, Ehsanullah Ehsan’s tweet, asking how he had escaped from authorities

'Next time, no mistake': Pakistani Talibani militant tweets threat to Malala Yousafzai; Twitter suspends account

File picture of Malala Yousafzai. AP

Islamabad: A Pakistani Taliban militant who 9 years in the past is alleged to have shot and badly wounded Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai has threatened a second try on her life, tweeting that subsequent time, “there could be no mistake.” Twitter on Wednesday completely suspended the account with the menacing submit.

The risk prompted Yousafzai to tweet herself, asking each the Pakistan army and Prime Minister Imran Khan to elucidate how her alleged shooter, Ehsanullah Ehsan, had escaped from authorities custody.

Ehsan was arrested in 2017, however escaped in January 2020 from a so-called protected home the place he was being held by Pakistan’s intelligence company. The circumstances of each his arrest and escape have been shrouded in thriller and controversy.

Since his escape, Ehsan has been interviewed and has communicated with Pakistani journalists through the identical Twitter account that carried the Urdu-language risk. He has had multiple Twitter account, all of which have been suspended.

The federal government is investigating the risk and had instantly requested Twitter to close down the account, stated Raoof Hasan, an adviser to the prime minister.

Ehsan, a longtime member of the Pakistani Taliban or Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan as they’re recognized, urged Yousafzai to “come again house as a result of we now have a rating to settle with you and your father.” The tweet added that “this time there shall be no mistake.”

Yousafzai, who has arrange a fund that promotes schooling for ladies worldwide and even financed a women’ college in her house within the Swat Valley, known as out the federal government and the army over Ehsan’s tweet.

“That is the ex-spokesperson of Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan who claims the assault on me and plenty of harmless individuals. He’s now threatening individuals on social media,” she tweeted. “How did he escape?”.

Related Press queries to the army have been unanswered.

The costs towards Ehsan embody a horrific 2014 assault on a Pakistani military’s public college that killed 134 — principally youngsters, some as younger as 5 years previous.

He additionally claimed duty for the 2012 capturing of Yousafzai in Swat Valley. Within the assault, the gunman walked as much as Yousafzai on a college bus wherein she was travelling, requested for her by identify after which fired three bullets. She was simply 15 years previous on the time and had enraged the Taliban along with her marketing campaign for ladies’ schooling.

Her father, Ziauddin Yousafzai, a trainer, ran a college in Swat Valley for girls and boys. In 2007 when the Pakistani Taliban took management of the world, they pressured women out of colleges and dominated with a brutal hand till 2009, once they have been pushed out by the Pakistani army.

Throughout his years in army custody, Ehsan was by no means charged. Authorities additionally later by no means defined how he left the nation and traveled to Turkey, the place he’s believed to be dwelling right now.

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