US warns over Mumbai suspect


REPERCUSSIONS IF HAFIZ SAEED IS NOT CHARGED FOR CRIMES, SAYS WHITE HOUSE THE US said it was “deeply concerned” last Friday (24) after Pakistan freed one of the suspected mas­terminds of the 2008 Mumbai attacks despite months of pressure from Washington over militancy. The statement came as 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, led prayers and met supporters in Lahore last Friday after his midnight release. JuD, which has operated freely across Pakistan and is popular for its charity work, is considered by the US…

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