Global Terrorist and 26/11 Mastermind Hafiz Saeed arrested in Pakistan – God of Small Thing

A piece of good news for all the Indians came this afternoon from Pakistan. Global Terrorist and 26/11 Mastermind Hafiz Saeed have been arrested in Pakistan. As per the reports, he has been arrested from Lahore and has been sent to judicial custody.

Breaking Points:
  • Global Terrorist Hafiz Saeed, been sent to judicial custody
  • Hafiz Saeed was arrested when he was on his way to Gujranwala
  • As per sources, the step was taken due to continous pressure from FATF to act against terror outfits and terrorists

 

Who arrested Hafiz Saeed?
Who arrested Hafiz Saeed. Global Terrorist and 26/11 Mastermind Hafiz Saeed arrested in Pakistan
Who arrested Hafiz Saeed? Image Source: Deccan Chronicle

Saeed was arrested by Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of Pakistan’s  Police. Hafiz Saeed was the chief of Jamat ud Dawa(JuD). He was arrested when he was traveling to Gujranwala. There have been a few inputs from sources that Hafiz Saeed will challenge the cases against him in the court. Earlier this year, Masood Azhar was also declared as a Global Terrorist.

Pressure from FATF on Pakistan lead to Arrest of Hafiz Saeed?
Pressure from FATF on Pakistan lead to Arrest of Hafiz Saeed. Global Terrorist and 26/11 Mastermind Hafiz Saeed arrested in Pakistan
Pressure from FATF on Pakistan lead to Arrest of Hafiz Saeed. Image Source: Global Village Space
Financial Action Task Force also known as FATF is an intergovernmental organization. It was an initiative of the G7 to develop policies to combat money laundering and to act against terror outfits and terrorists.
Just one day before the arrest, Prime Minister Imran Khan had his first trip to White House to better their relationship with the United States.
The action could have been the reason because of keeping Pakistan in the “Greylist” of countries over  terrorism financing
What charges are imposed on Hafiz Saeed?
What charges are imposed on Hafiz Saeed. Global Terrorist and 26/11 Mastermind Hafiz Saeed arrested in Pakistan
What charges are imposed on Hafiz Saeed? Image Source: Dawn
  • Saeed was booked for terror funding along with 12 others.
  • He has also been booked under 23 terror cases in Pakistan.

Pakistan counter-terrorism department registered the cases against him and 23 others for “terrorism financing”. Pakistan’s CTD said that Hafiz Saeed collected funds and these funds were used to finance terrorist organization’s like Lashkar-e-Taiba. Lashkar-e-Taiba was responsible for carrying out 26/11 terrorist attack in India in 2008. It was one of the most severe attacks carried out in the world which led to 165 people being killed.

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Impact and Reactions from India:

While this move hasn’t received any reactions from any of the ministers in the country yet. The move will definitely help India in combat against terrorism. India has been demanding a serious action against the terror groups in Pakistan from a long period of time. The Political pressure that was created over Pakistan has finally done the trick for India.

While it will be interesting to see what Hafiz Saeed and his lawyer has to say. We can expect inter-border terrorism to be stacked for some time.

Here is how Twitter Reacts on Hafiz Saeed arrest in Pakistan:
Twitter Reacts on Hafiz Saeed arrest in Pakistan. Global Terrorist and 26/11 Mastermind Hafiz Saeed arrested in Pakistan
Twitter Reacts on Hafiz Saeed arrest in Pakistan. Image Grab: Twitter

 

Twitter Reacts on Hafiz Saeed arrest in Pakistan. Global Terrorist and 26/11 Mastermind Hafiz Saeed arrested in Pakistan
Twitter Reacts on Hafiz Saeed arrest in Pakistan.
Twitter Reacts on Global Terrorist Hafiz Saeed arrest in Pakistan. Global Terrorist and 26/11 Mastermind Hafiz Saeed arrested in Pakistan
Twitter Reacts on Global Terrorist Hafiz Saeed arrest in Pakistan.

 

Few Reactions from Pakistan on the arrest of Terrorist Hafiz Saeed:
Few Reactions from Pakistan on the arrest of Terrorist Hafiz Saeed:. Global Terrorist Hafiz Saeed arrest in Pakistan. Global Terrorist and 26/11 Mastermind Hafiz Saeed arrested in Pakistan
Few Reactions from Pakistan on the arrest of Terrorist Hafiz Saeed:
Reactions from Pakistan on the arrest of Terrorist Hafiz Saeed. Global Terrorist Hafiz Saeed arrest in Pakistan
Reactions from Pakistan on the arrest of Terrorist Hafiz Saeed

What’s your take on the arrest? What do you think why People of Pakistan are unhappy with the arrest?. Some of them are considering him to God while some of them consider him as a noble person. Why do you think they treat a terrorist like a God their in Pakistan?

Or do you think Educated Minds of Pakistan Think Differently about India? Let’s have a look

Gaurav Tomar

Gaurav is Senior Developer in an IT Firm. He has been into blogging for over 5 years and embarks his presence in Social and Political genre.

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