Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Saeed freed, Pak judiciary questioned

Lahore: Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Saeed was today freed after 10 months house arrest here in Pakistan raising questions on the judiciary and the kind of approach Pakistani government has one terrorism.

Hafiz is accused of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai massacre, the Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief, who carries a $10 million bounty for his role in terrorist activities, was released after a Lahore High Court review board turned down the government’s arguments that he was a threat to public safety.

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As his detention order expired on Thursday midnight, authorities withdrew jail staff from his Johar Town residence.

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