ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has requested India to prosecute Hafiz Saeed, the 26/11 Mumbai assault mastermind and Jamaat ud Dawa (JuD) leader, on an international discussion board if it thinks there was once substance to its allegations.
In a up to date interview with Bloomberg, Abbasi stated that Saeed was once launched by way of the Lahore top court docket as there have been no fees towards him. “The court, a three-judge bench, has released him saying there are no charges against him, the country has a law you know,” Abbasi stated.
“Prosecute him internationally if there is substance to these charges — these are accusations only. No evidence has been provided by India,” he remarked. India, on the other hand, has claimed quite a lot of occasions that it had equipped sufficient proof to Pakistan towards the JuD leader.
Islamabad got here underneath grievance following a court docket determination to liberate Saeed, underscoring the difficulties confronted by way of Abbasi’s executive in coping with extremist components in Pakistan. The US had warned Islamabad that his liberate would possibly harm bilateral family members.