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Pakistan Author Alleges ISI Of Seizing All Copies Of 'A Case Of Exploding Mangoes'

Pakistani journalist and novelist Mohammed Hanif alleged that the Pakistani security agents seized all the copies of his book 'A Case of Exploding Mangoes'.

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Award-winning Pakistani journalist and novelist Mohammed Hanif on Monday, January 6, alleged that the Pakistani security agents raided the office of his publisher in Karachi and seized all the copies of his book 'A Case of Exploding Mangoes'. Hanif took to Twitter and stated that the people claimed to be from the ISI. Hanif further called ISI 'World's number 1 spy agency'.

Hanif rose to fame when the novel was first published in 2008 in English, two decades after Haq who was killed when his plane went down in eastern Punjab province.

 

 

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About the book

The book 'A Case of Exploding Mangoes' is a parody about the former dictator, General Zia ul-Haq who was killed in a plane crash in 1988, and others. As per reports, the book also cites a rumour that a bomb had been planted inside a crate of mangoes that were gifted to Haq which were put on the plane. The book became more worrisome after it was translated to Urdu because more Pakistani's would be reading it. 

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