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Pakistani police arrest Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Saeed

Pakistani police arrest Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Saeed
Wednesday 17
16:0 2019

Islamabad, Pakistan - Pakistani police have arrested Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, the founder of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) armed group and head of its Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) humanitarian wing, intercepting him on his way to court in the central city of Gujranwala, Saeed was arrested on Wednesday by a group of counterterrorism department police at the Kamoke toll plaza, about 50km north of Pakistan's second city Lahore, JuD spokesman Nadeem Awan told Al Jazeera. "The cases against him are all related to fundraising," Awan said. "He is charged with terrorism financing." The JuD said it would challenge the arrest in court and apply ...

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Summary: Jamaat-ud-Dawa, Lashkar-e-Taiba's humanitarian wing, says it will challenge the arrest of its head and apply for bail.

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