Most wanted terrorists and a member of Lashkar-e-Taiba Hafiz Saeed has been sentenced to 10 years of prison in a money laundering case by a Pakistani court. He was charged with funding the money in the support of terrorism. Lahore court has also sentenced Lashkar-e-Taiba supporter professor Jabel Iqbal and Yahya Muhajid to 10.5 years of prison each. With the sentencing trio, the court has also ordered to confiscate their property. Hafiz Abdul Rahman was sentenced to 6 months in prison by Lahore court.
There are 41 cases registered against Lashkar-E-Taiba supporters for funding money to this terror group. Terrorist Hafiz Saeed was arrested on July 17, 2019, by an anti-terrorism squad while he was on his way to Gujranwala from Lahore. Since then, he was in prison.
Hafiz Saeed is notorious for plotting terror attacks against India. In 2008, the United Nations banned Jamaat-ud-Dawa and Lashkar-e-Taiba. Both terror groups carried out many major incidents in India. The government of Pakistan arrested Saeed after coming under pressure several times, but each time he was released with the help of the court.
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