Hafiz Saeed is the mastermind of the Mumbai attack and head of terrorist organization Jamaat-ut-Dawa. Hafiz Saeed, the mastermind of the Mumbai attack, was sentenced by an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan to five-and-a-half-and-a-half years in two cases on Wednesday. The banned outfit Jamaat-ud-Dawa Ganga has been sentenced by the Lahore Anti-Terrorism Court in two cases of terror funding. In both cases, five-and-a-half-and-a-half years have been sentenced to imprisonment, which will run concurrently. A fine of Rs 15,000 has also been imposed on him.
Pakistan’s Anti-Terrorism Court against Hafiz Saeed on Saturday deferred its decision in two cases of providing financial assistance for terrorism. The court did so at Saeed’s request and adjourned the case till Tuesday.
Judge Arshad Hussain Bhutta of the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) Lahore had reserved the verdict against the head of Jamaat-ud Dawa for 8 February in two cases of providing funds for terrorism.
After the hearing on 8 February, a court official told PTI-language that the ATC judge looked into Hafiz Saeed’s application in which he was involved in all cases of funding for terrorism against him and after passing the case Had appealed
The officer said the Deputy Prosecutor opposed Saeed’s plea and argued that the case against him had already been completed in two cases and the court could pronounce the verdict under the law. However, the court deferred the hearing by issuing notice to both the prosecution and defense lawyers for cross-examination on Saeed’s plea. Saeed was produced before the ATC amid tight security.
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