Hafiz Saeed arrested in Pakistan, sent to judicial custody

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Islamabad One of the most wanted terrorist by India, Jamat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed is arrested in Pakistan by counter terrorism unit as reported by Geo TV.

Hafiz Saeed is the mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai attack and several cases of terror crime in India.

The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) arrested Saeed while he was travelling from Lahore to Gujranwala.

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Sources in Islamabad confirmed that Saeed co-founder of the Lashkar-e-Taiba, another banned terror outfit is arrested earlier in the day. He was supposed to appear in an anti-terror court in Pakistan relating to a case of terror funding.

An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Lahore on Monday had granted pre-arrest bail to the Mumbai terror attack mastermind and three others in a case pertaining to the banned outfit’s alleged illegal use of land for its seminary.