Hafiz Saeed, the head of terrorist organization Jamaat ud Dawah, has been sentenced to 10 in a case related to terror funding. Saeed was also sentenced to 11 years in a similar case in February.
Terrorist Hafiz Saeed has been sentenced to 10 years in jail in Lahore Jail, accused of Mumbai terror attacks and Terror Funding. Pakistan's Anti Terrorism Court has announced the sentence of Sayeed, the head of Jamaat-ud-Dawa.
Earlier, the court sentenced Yahya Mujahid, a close aide of Saeed and spokesman of Jamaat ud Dawa, to 32 years in the case of Terror Funding. Two more leaders of the terrorist organization along with the Mujahid were criminalized.
In February, the Anti Terrorism Court in Lahore was sentenced to 11 years for providing financial help in terrorist activities. Hafiz Saeed is wanted in India in 2008 terror attack in Mumbai.
In this attack, 166 terrorists were killed by 10 terrorists, while hundreds of people were injured. The United Nations and the United States have already declared Saeed a 'global terrorist'.
The officer said that Judge Arshad Hussain Bhutta of ATC Court No. 1 heard Case Numbers 16/19 and 25/19. These cases were filed by the Counter-Terrorism Department.
According to media reports, a court official said that the Lahore Anti-Terrorism Court on Thursday sentenced some leaders of the terrorist organization, including Jamaat-ud Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed.
A total of 41 cases have been registered against the leaders of the organization, out of which a decision has been taken on 24 cases. However, the remaining case is yet to be heard. The verdict has come against Saeed in four cases.