US Demands Hafiz Saeed be Prosecuted to Fullest Extent

WASHINGTONThe US has said that it considers banned Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) Chief Hafiz Saeed a terrorist and should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

The Spokesperson for the US Department, Heather Nauert made these remarks during a regular press briefing on Friday.

She told media that the US has made its points clear to Pakistani authorities in this regard.

“We have made our points and our concerns to the Pakistani government very clear. We believe that this individual should be prosecuted. The Pakistani government released him from house arrest not that long ago. We believe

The US has already warned Pakistan of repercussions if it Islamabad does not take action to detain and charge Saeed.

Saeed, who was earlier detained, was later released in November 2017 after the Lahore High Court rejected the government’s request seeking a further extension in his house arrest.


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