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Hafiz Saeed’s kin held in Pak for hate speech

DNMUM436403 | 5/16/2019 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :337 | International



Hafiz Saeed’s brother-in-law, Abdul Rehman Makki, was arrested in Gujranwala, Pakistan on Wednesday for hate speech and criticising the government. Saeed is the mastermind behind the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks and chief of the outlawed outfit Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD). Makki heads JuD’s political and international affairs wing and is in charge of its charity Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation (FIF).
Several times in the past, the Ministry of External Affairs has informed Pakistan, by way of official dossiers, of Makki’s role in spreading terrorism in India through FIF.
The last such communication came after the Pulwama terrorist attack on a CRPF convoy in February which killed 44. Makki has been sent to Lahore Jail, according to Pakistan
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