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    Hafiz Saeed In Pakistan Tresemme

  • US urges Pakistan to re-arrest Hafiz Saeed

    WASHINGTON: The Uni­ted States urged Pakistan on Friday to re-arrest Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) leader Hafiz Saeed and charge him with the crimes he is accused of committing...

    Mr Saeed, who has been designated a terrorist by the US Justice Department, was released early on Friday after a court on Wednesday rejected the government’s plea for a 60-day extension in his house arrest...

  • Pakistan should act against Hafiz Saeed: former national security adviser

    Former national security adviser Mahmud Ali Durrani speaking to journalists in India on Monday said the Pakistani government should take action against Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, India media reported...

    Durrani, who was a speaker at the 19th Asian Security Conference in Delhi, responding to a journalist's question said that Hafiz Saeed "has no utility" for Pakistan...

  • Pakistan does not need India's approval over action against Hafiz Saeed

    The Ministry of Interior on Wednesday stated that Pakistan does not need India's approval over the recent action the government took regarding Hafiz Saeed, chief of proscribed organisation Jamat-ud-Dawa (JuD), Radio Pakistan reported...

    India's Ministry of External Affairs issued a statement on Tuesday, saying Pakistan had carried out such actions "in the past also" and only a "credible crackdown against the mastermind of Mumbai...

  • Pakistan needs political will to try Hafiz Saeed: India

    NEW DELHI: India on Thursday dismissed Pakistan’s demand for concrete evidence against Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed, saying Islamabad has everything needed to prosecute the alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai carnage...

    Foreign ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup was quoted as saying that India would not go by the claims or statements made by Pakistan about the steps taken to check terrorism but by what happened on the...

  • Palestine recalls ambassador to Pakistan who attended rally alongside Hafiz Saeed

    Palestine on Saturday recalled its ambassador to Pakistan who attended a pro-Palestinian rally alongside Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) Emir Hafiz Mohammad Saeed, a statement issued by its foreign ministry said...

    Palestinian Ambassador Walid Abu Ali on Friday shared the stage with the JuD chief at the Tuhaffaz-i-Baitul Muqaddas Conference in Rawalpindi's Liaquat Bagh, organised by the Difa-i-Pakistan Council (DPC)...

  • US, India urge Pakistan to prosecute Hafiz Saeed 'to the fullest'

    The United States on Friday urged Pakistan to prosecute Hafiz Mohammad Saeed "to the fullest extent of the law", endorsing the Indian view on the Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) chief...

    US State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert during Friday's press briefing was told that Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi had recently spoken of Saeed in a courteous tone, adding the suffix sahib (Mister) at the end of his name and making it clear that...

  • Trump hails arrest of JuD chief Hafiz Saeed in Pakistan

    US President Donald Trump on Wednesday hailed the arrest of Hafiz Muhammad Saeed — chief of the banned Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) — who India accuses of being the mastermind of the deadly 2008 Mumbai attacks and Washington has declared a global terrorist...

    Trump, who didn't name Saeed, said: “After a ten-year search, the so-called 'mastermind' of the Mumbai Terror attacks has been arrested in Pakistan...

  • India should pursue case against Hafiz Saeed internationally if it has proof: PM Abbasi

    Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that if India thinks there is substance to its allegations against Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed it should pursue charges against him on an international forum...

    PM Abbasi, in an interview with Bloomsburg News, said that the Lahore High Court had decided to release the JuD leader as there were no charges against Saeed, and that the decision to free him was within the bounds of the...

  • Hafiz Saeed set to be freed after LHC turns down extension in detention order

    A review board comprising judges of the Lahore High Court on Wednesday refused to extend the detention orders of Jamaatud Dawa’s (JuD) chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed...

    The review board under the chair of Justice Abdul Sami Khan passed these orders after a senior finance ministry official failed to convince the board that the release of Saeed would bring diplomatic and financial problems to the country...

  • India voices concern over Hafiz Saeed's imminent release

    India on Thursday expressed displeasure at the imminent release of Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed, who it accuses of organising the 2008 Mumbai attacks...

    A day earlier, the Lahore High Court had refused to extend detention orders against Saeed, whose current house arrest is going to expire on Nov 24 (Friday)...

  • Material against Hafiz Saeed presented in camera

    LAHORE: Attorney-General for Pakistan Ashtar Ausaf Ali on Wednesday presented ‘sensitive’ documents before a judge of the Lahore High Court in his chamber to defend detention of Jamatud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed...

    Earlier, the AGP told the judge that the documentary material relied upon by the federal government to detain Mr Saeed was sensitive in nature and would not be appropriate to present in open court...

  • Hafiz Saeed to be kept in house arrest under MPO ordinance

    The government of Punjab has withdrawn a request seeking an extension to the house arrest of banned Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed and four of his associates under the Anti-Terrorism Act...

    A section officer of Punjab's Home Ministry informed the board that the government had not extended a notification issued for the house arrest of Hafiz Saeed under the Anti-Terrorism Act and it wants to withdraw the application...

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