Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Jamat ud Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed has been arrested.
The Counter-Terrorism Department of Pakistan’s Punjab Police arrested Hafiz Saeed near Lahore when he was on his way to Gujranwala. Hafiz Saeed has been reportedly sent on judicial remand. As per sources, Hafiz Saeed has said he will challenge cases against him in the court.
The arrest comes a day after Pakistan opened its airspace and before Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s maiden trip to the White House to help repair its relationship with the United States. The Imran Khan government has been under pressure from the Financial Action Task Force to act against terror outfits and terrorists operating out of Pakistan.