There are rumours of the escape of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan’s (TTP) spokesperson Ehsanullah Ehsan, who was responsible for shooting Malala Yousafzai and carrying out the Peshawar Army school terror attack. According to details, on February 6, 2020, an alleged audio recording surfaced on social media which claims to be off TTP’s spokesperson Ehsanullah Ehsan. Watch the alleged Audio Recording Of Ehsanullah Ehsan, below.
Pakistan Army and Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) didn’t give any statement on an alleged audio recording of Ehsanullah Ehsan in which he (if authentic) claims to escape from Pakistan army’s prison. However, there are few considerable points behind the story of TTP spokesperson’s Escape.
The audio recording surfaced on social media on February 6, 2020, by those social media accounts which reflects themselves affiliated to PTM (Pashtun Tahafuz Movement which keeps doing propaganda against Pakistan Army). Watch a couple of Twitter accounts who shared the alleged Audio Recording Of Ehsanullah Ehsan on Twitter at every beginning.
Hamid Mir, a senior but controversial Pakistani journalist who was attacked by unidentified people on April 19, 2014, and accused ISI of the attack, also shared the story of Ehsanullah Ehsan’s escape in a way as he wants to put weight on the story to make it more authentic. Hamid Mir raised the question in the caption while quoting the alleged Audio of TTP’s spokesperson Ehsanullah Ehsan. His tweet reads:
He must tell why he accepted the responsibility of attacking Malala Yousafzai and who asked him to accept responsibility of planting a bomb under my car??
Tweet of Hamid Mir quoting alleged Audio Recording Of Ehsanullah Ehsan.
Several private news blogs shared the story of Ehsanullah Ehsan’s escape including Gulf News. Gulf News is a well-reputed News company. However, on Gulf News, the story was shared again by an Indian Author ‘Aarti Tikoo‘ and it was published by web desk in New Delhi.
No Pakistani government-run News Channel confirm the story yet. Most the people are waiting for the response from the government and Pakistan Army for accepting or denial of the escape of Ehsanullah Ehsan.
Ehsanullah, also the spokesperson of another dreaded group Jamaat ul Abrar, is responsible for several terror attacks in Pakistan and carried a bounty of $1 million on his head. In 2012, he shot Malala. She later went on to become the joint winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.
Ehsanullah shot the then school girl, Malala, in the head for defying Taliban diktats and pursuing her education and highlighting atrocities of the militant outfit.
Ehsanullah is also a prime accused in the 2014 Army Public School (APS) Peshawar attack in which 134 school children and 15 staff members were killed.
He was also involved in the suicide bombing of Shiites in Rawalpindi and Karachi, killing nine foreign tourists and their guide in Gilgit-Baltistan area.
Besides, the twin blasts targeting peace committee volunteers in Mohmand agency; suicide attack near the Wagah border and the 2016 bombing of an Easter gathering in a Lahore park that killed at least 75 people and injured more than 300.
In 2017, he surrendered before the Pakistan Army under “mysterious circumstances”.
Soon after his surrender, a Pakistani TV channel was allowed to interview Ehsan who at the time claimed that he was working for India’s external intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW).
However, after three years in custody, Pakistani Army was yet to file a charge sheet against him, sources in Islamabad said.
In the alleged Audio Recording, Speaking in Urdu, Ehsanullah claimed that he had followed law in the last three years but Pakistan’s dishonest and corrupt institutions had deceived him and his family.
He said he had been forced to give statements, alluding to the TV news interview, under an agreement between him and Pakistani authorities but none of the promises were kept.
Ehsanullah said that he would soon expose all the officials who were involved in the conspiracy against him.
Taimur Malik is a content creator / Blogger, creating content for multiple blogs, websites and News portals since 2014. The stories published by Malik are based on thorough research and reliable sources.