Islamabad: Co-founder of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and the Chief of Jammat-ud-Dawah (JuD) Hafiz Muhammad Saeed has been put under House arrest in Lahore by the Pakistan authorities.
According to Pakistan based local news channel, a large number of police personals has been placed outside at headquarter of JuD.
The JuD’s secretary of information, Nadeem Awan said, police told them they had an arrest warrant for Saeed and five other officials of the JuD.
The Pakistan Government has launched a crackdown against JuD chief and have deployed large number of police around the JuD headquarter and offices in Pakistan’s Muridke and Lahore.
This action against him comes after years of pressure on Pakistan to put Saeed on trial over by India as he is the mastermind of Mumbai terror attack so that increasing tension between the two countries could be ease.
The JuD is the face of banned LeT terror outfit which is responsible for the Mumbai terror attack that took place on November 26th in year 2008. The organization has been declared by terrorist organization in June 2014 by the United States.