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Ex-Pakistan spy chief named in massive Credit Suisse corruption leak

The report covered more than 18,000 accounts collectively holding over $100 billion

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Agencies Brussels/ Islamabad
Pakistan's former spy chief and architect of the mujahideen network against the former USSR's invasion of Afghanistan, has been named one among thousands other high-profile figures from around the world in a massive leak of secret banking data from a leading Swiss bank. General Akhtar Abdur Rehman Khan was the closest aide of former dictator General Zia-ul-Haq. Both died under mysterious circumstances in a plane crash in 1988.

Khan has figured in a massive leak, dubbed as the ‘SwissLeaks', which was provided to Süddeutsche Zeitung, a German newspaper, by a whistle-blower, who claimed to have exposed the secret wealth of clients

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First Published: Feb 22 2022 | 12:41 AM IST

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