Militant on death row for Musharraf killing bid freed in jail raid

One of the 400 prisoners, who escaped, was on death row for involvement in an assassination bid on Pervez Musharraf.

Islamabad: One of the nearly 400 prisoners who escaped from a jail in Pakistan on Sunday after it was attacked by militants was on death row for involvement in an assassination attempt on former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, a police official said.
"There was an inmate named Adnan Rasheed, who was a dangerous prisoner. He was a mastermind in (one of the attacks) on Musharraf. These people came for him and took another 383 people too," said the official.
Bureau Report