Mumbai terror assault mastermind and Jamat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed was on Thursday sentenced to 10 years in jail by an anti-terrorism courtroom in Pakistan in two extra terror circumstances. Saeed, a UN designated terrorist whom the US has positioned a USD 10 million bounty on, was arrested on July 17 final yr within the terror financing circumstances. He was sentenced to 11 years in jail by an anti-terrorism courtroom in February this yr in two terror financing circumstances.
He’s lodged on the Lahore’s high-security Kot Lakhpat jail.
“The Anti-Terrorism Courtroom (ATC) of Lahore on Thursday sentenced 4 leaders of Jamat-ud-Dawa, together with its chief Hafiz Saeed, in two extra circumstances,” a courtroom official informed PTI.
Saeed and his two shut aides – Zafar Iqbal and Yahya Mujahid – have been sentenced to 10 and a half years every, whereas JuD chief’s brother-in-law Abdul Rehman Makki was sentenced to 6 months imprisonment.
“Decide Arshad Hussain Bhutta of ATC Courtroom No. 1 heard the case No. 16/19 and 25/19 filed by Counter Terrorism Division through which the decision has been introduced after the statements of witnesses have been cross-examined by Naseeruddin Nayyar and Mohammad Imran Fazal Gul Advocate,” the official mentioned.
A complete of 41 circumstances have been registered by the CTD towards the JuD leaders, out of which 24 have been determined whereas the remainder are pending within the ATC courts. 4 circumstances have been determined towards Saeed to this point.
Saeed-led JuD is the entrance organisation for the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) which is accountable for finishing up the 2008 Mumbai assault that killed 166 individuals, together with six Individuals.
The US Division of the Treasury has designated Saeed as a Specifically Designated World Terrorist. He was listed beneath the UN Safety Council Decision 1267 in December 2008.