Pak court jails Hafiz’s 5 aides

Wednesday 07th April 2021 09:00 EDT

Anti-terrorism court in Pakistan has sentenced five members of Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed’s JuD to nine years of imprisonment each in a terror financing case. Three of them - Umar Bahadar, Nasarullah and Samiullah - have been convicted for the first time since the anti-terrorism court in Lahore pronounced its verdict some time ago in the terror financing cases registered by the the Punjab police. The other two - JuD spokesperson Yahya Mujahid and senior member Zafar Iqbal - had already been convicted for many years in other terror financing cases. Judge Ejaz Ahmad Buttar handed down 9-year imprisonment to each one of them. He also gave a 6-month jail term to Saeed’s brother-in-law Hafiz Abdul Rehman Makki in the same case. 

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