• Tuesday, September 27, 2022

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Pakistan frees suspected Mumbai attacks mastermind

Hafiz Saeed was under house arrest

By: Sarwar Alam

A Pakistani court has ordered the release of one of the alleged masterminds of the 2008 Mumbai attacks which killed more than 160 people, less than a year after he was placed under house arrest. Firebrand cleric Hafiz Saeed, who heads the UN-listed terrorist group Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and has a $10 million US bounty on his head, will be freed tomorrow after the decision by the Lahore High Court, a JuD official said. “The review board looking in to the case… has refused to extend his house arrest as the government failed to provide any evidence against the charges,” a…

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