Hafiz Saeed-led JuD is the entrance organisation for the Lashkar-e-Taiba which is answerable for finishing up the 2008 Mumbai assault
A Pakistani anti-terrorism court has handed down 15 years jail time period to Yahya Mujahid, spokesperson of the Mumbai assault mastermind Hafiz Saeed’s Jammat-ud-Dawah (JuD), in a terror financing case.
Mujahid was final month sentenced to 32 years in jail by the anti-terrorism court in two terror financing instances.
Besides Mujahid, the ATC Lahore on Wednesday additionally awarded 15 years imprisonment to JuD’s senior chief Zafar Iqbal and 6 months jail time period to Prof Hafiz Abdul Rehman Makki, brother-in-law of JuD chief Hafiz Saeed.
Earlier, the ATC Lahore had sentenced Iqbal for 26 years imprisonment in three such instances.
ATC Judge Ijaz Ahmad Buttar introduced the decision in FIR 42 of 2019 below totally different provisions of the Anti-Terrorism Act 1997.
The three convicts had been current within the court when the decide introduced the decision.
The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) of Punjab police had registered as many as 41 FIRs in opposition to JuD leaders, together with Saeed in numerous cities. The trial courts have to this point determined 25 instances.
The ATC has sentenced Saeed for a collective imprisonment of 21 years on terror financing expenses below sections 11-N of Anti-Terrorism Act 1997 in 4 instances to this point.
Saeed-led JuD is the entrance organisation for the Lashkar-e-Taiba which is answerable for finishing up the 2008 Mumbai assault that killed 166 folks, together with six Americans.
The U.S. named Saeed as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist, and the nation, since 2012, has provided a $10 million bounty on Saeed.