Chaudhary Ahmed Mukhtar , the former defence minister of Pakistan, in an interview to Indian News Channel CNN – IBN has confessed of knowing about Osama Bin Laden’s presence in Abbottabad before his death by the hands of US Navy Seals on the intervening night of May 1 and 2.

“President of Pakistan, the Armed Forces Chief, the joint chief of Staff and the agency people they were all activated and they were all waiting for orders for them to come out with their teams and provide all the information which they should have done earlier,” claimed Chaudhary Ahmed Mukhtar

“Some people knew, people in the Pakistan Army as well as people in the other forces they also knew it and they were on the lookout for somebody of the stature of Osama Bin Laden ,” he further added.

Pakistan government officials have since categorically denied having any prior knowledge of the presence of Osama Bin Laden in Abbottabad. 

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