Counter Terrorism Department of Punjab chapter has registered cases pertaining to terror financing and facilitation against Hafiz Saeed, chief of Jamat-ud-Dawa and other members of proscribed organization operating under the charities.
According to reports of Baaghitv, Punjab Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) has launched a fresh crackdown against the proscribed organization operating in Punjab and has registered cases against Dawatul Irshad Trust, Moaz Bin Jabal Trust, Al Anfaal Trust, Al Madina Foundation Trust and Alhamd Trust under he Anti-Terrorism Act against five proscribed outfits in Lahore, Gujranwala and Multan.
The persons nominated in cases include Hafiz Saeed, Abdul Rehman Makki, Ameer Hamza and Muhammad Yahya Aziz. The CTD has accused them of ‘promoting terrorism and raising funds to facilitate terror activities’. According to the charges, these proscribed outfits were operating under the guise of charities and were involved in funneling funds to terror suspects.
It must be noted that India and United States of America blamed the LeT for numerous militant attacks carried out in World, including four-day siege of Mumbai in 2008 which killed 166 people. Washington also offered $10 million for information leading to Saeed’s arrest and conviction.