A Pakistani court has sentenced a spokesman for the Jamaat-ud-Dawa, led by Hafiz Saeed, to 32 years in prison. Pak anti-terrorism court sentences anti-terrorism convicts The two were arrested on charges of financing terrorists.
Hafiz Saeed was the mastermind of several terrorist attacks in Mumbai in 2011. It is learned that one of the two arrested on the charge of financing terrorists is a relative of Hafiz Saeed.
Pak court sentenced the accused
An anti-terrorism court judge, Ejaz Ahmad Butter, sentenced Jamaat-ud-Dawah spokesman Yahya Mujahid to 32 years in prison on two FIRs, an official said. At the same time, Professor Zafar Iqbal and Professor Hafiz Abdul Rahman Makki were sentenced to 17 years and 1 year in prison for two cases. Among the two accused, Professor Hafiz Abdul Rahman Makki is a relative of Hafiz Saeed.
He added that charges had also been filed against two Jamaat-ud-Dawa leaders, Abdul Salam bin Mohammed and Tukman Shah, for allegedly financing terrorists. The court has directed to present witnesses on November 16 in this regard.
In February 2020, a Pakistani court sentenced Hafiz Saeed, the mastermind of the Mumbai attacks, to 11 years in prison. A Pakistani court has sentenced Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed to 11 years in prison and a fine of Tk 15,000 each in two cases.