Pakistan has arrested the most wanted terrorist Abdul Rehman Makki in connection with the terrorist attack of Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JUD) chief Hafiz Saeed and in the Mumbai attack.
They have arrested Abdul Rehman Makki from Gujranwala of Punjab province.
The arrest of Makki has happened a few days after they imposed the ban on 11 organizations affiliated with the Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JUD), the Falah-e-Insariat Foundation (FIF) and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JEM).
Makki delivered a speech against the government’s banned organizations in Gujranwala.
In his speech, Makki also criticized the steps taken under the guidelines of the FATF (Financial Action Task Force).
He was mobilizing funds for Jamaat-ud-Dawa and the Falah-e-Innerity Foundation. He is currently lodged in Lahore jail.
Who is Abdul Rehman Makki?
Makki has a great influence in the terrorist organization Jamaat-ud-Dawa. People know him as the leader of the second Command.
He has also been in the headlines for anti-India statements in 2010.
He gave a speech in Muzaffarabad eight days before the blast in Pune’s German Bakery.
And, threatened to carry out terrorist attacks in three cities of India including Pune.
On the demand of India, the United States declared Makki a terrorist.
Abdul Rehman Makki has been challenging Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a video telling him about granting independence to Kashmir.
On the head of Makki, who speaks against India, has a reward of about 13 million rupees ($2 million). Makki has been close to the Taliban regiment Mullah Omar and al-Qaeda al-Zawahiri.
Pakistan’s action on terrorism
Pakistan has also acted on Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JUD), the Falah-e-Innerity Foundation (FIF) and Jaish-e-Mohammad. The action on the terrorist organization took place under the National Action Plan (NAP).
Over 500 properties owned by JUD and FIF under NAP have they have seized so far in the province of Punjab.
According to sources in the Punjab Home Ministry, in the 36 districts of Punjab, the Punjab Government has taken possession of schools, colleges, hospitals, dispensaries, ambulance and streamed boats owned by JUD and FIF.