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Taliban want sharia in Pak

With a little more than a month to go for general polls, Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Hakimullah Mehsud has described democracy as a system of “kafirs” (non-believers) and vowed to wage jihad to implement Islamic law in the country.

world Updated: Apr 09, 2013 00:57 IST

With a little more than a month to go for general polls, Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Hakimullah Mehsud has described democracy as a system of “kafirs” (non-believers) and vowed to wage jihad to implement Islamic law in the country.

In a video message, Mehsud said the Taliban want the enforcement of Shariah or Islamic law in Pakistan.