JuD chief Hafiz Saeed arrested and sent on judicial remand

CTD Punjab cops arrested Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed today (Wednesday) in connection with a terrorism financing case.
Punjab Chief Minister’s Spokesman Dr Shahbaz Gill confirmed it that CTD arrested JuD chief on his way from Lahore to Gujranwala.

Furthermore, officials of the Punjab Counter-Terrorism Department also confirmed it.

However, Gill said CTD nabbed Hafiz Saeed for gathering funds for banned outfits, an illegal collection as per Pakistani laws.

According to a spokesperson for CTD Punjab, Gujranwala anti-terrorism court (ATC) sent Hafiz Saeed to prison on judicial remand.

Earlier, counter-terrorism department presented him before the ATC that directed to complete investigation and submit a charge sheet in the stipulated time.

Also CTD sources said Saeed was going to Gujranwala to seek bail from an ATC in Gujranwala but prior to that they arrested him. A JuD spokesperson also confirmed the arrest.

Hafiz Saeeed arrested


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