Mumtaz Qadri

  • Taseer killer confesses, claims he acted alone January 18, 2011

    Islamabad: The assassin of Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer on Monday confessed in a Pakistani court that he had acted alone in killing the politician and that he had been planning the attack before being deployed to guard him. Even as suspicion lingered that he was part of a conspiracy, Mumtaz...
  • Taseer's assassin showered with rose petals January 6, 2011

    Islamabad: The assassin of the outspoken Pakistani governor was showered with rose petals by lawyers and people as he made his appearance in a court room to face murder charges, laying bare increasing radicalisation of the Pakistani society. Mumtaz Qadri, the police bodyguard who killed the Punjab governor Salman Taseer, appeared...
  • Taseer's killer told fellow guards about plot January 5, 2011

    Islamabad: Mumtaz Qadri, the assassin of Punjab Governor Salman Taseer, has disclosed during investigations that he had informed his fellow Pakistani guards about his intentions, a report said on Tuesday. Qadri had told the other guards not to open fire at him after he killed Taseer as he would lay down...