LAHORE: An anti-terrorism courtroom (ATC) on Monday granted pre-arrest bail to proscribed spiritual outfit Jamat-ud-Dawa (JuD) Chief Hafiz Saeed and three others in a case pertaining to organisation’s purported unlawful use of land for its seminary.
The courtroom granted interim bail to the accused, together with Hafiz Saeed, Hafiz Masood, Ameer Hamza, and Malik Zafar, till Aug 31 towards surety bonds of Rs50,000 every.
In the course of the listening to, the protection counsel mentioned that the organisation was “not utilizing any piece of land illegally” and urged the courtroom to just accept bail pleas.
In the meantime, the Lahore Excessive Courtroom (LHC), whereas listening to a petition filed by JuD Chief Saeed and his seven aides difficult a case carrying the cost of terror financing lodged by the Counter-Terrorism Division (CTD), issued notices to the federal authorities, the Punjab authorities and CTD.
The 2-member bench of the LHC, comprising Justice Shehram Sarwar Chaudhry and Justice Mohammad Waheed Khan, requested the events to submit their respective responses inside two weeks.
Previous to this, the CTD on July three booked Hafiz Saeed and others in circumstances of terror financing.
In an announcement, the CTD spokesperson mentioned that “circumstances have been registered towards them in Lahore, Gujranwala and Multan for gathering funds for terrorism by belongings/properties held as trusts and non-profit organisations, together with Al-Anfaal Belief, Dawa’at-ul-Irshad belief and Muaz Bin Jabal Belief”.
The spokesperson additional mentioned that large-scale investigations have been launched into the financing of proscribed organisations, together with Jamat-ud-Dawa and Lashkar-e-Taiba in reference to the implementation of United Nations (UN) sanctions towards these designated entities and individuals as directed by Nationwide Safety Committee (NSC) in its assembly on January 1, 2019 which was chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan for implementing the Nationwide Motion Plan (NAP).