Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) put Pakistan on the grey list in June 2018 and asked Islamabad to implement a plan of action by the end of 2019, but the deadline was extended later due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Pakistan to exit out of the FATF’s grey list, Pakistan has imposed tough financial sanctions on 88 banned terror groups and their leaders, including Hafiz Saeed, Masood Azhar and Dawood Ibrahim, by ordering the seizure of all of their properties and freezing of bank accounts, a media report said on Saturday.
How far Hafiz Saeed is punished. May move for bail, or higher court for proof of his act of terrorism funding.
An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan sentences Jamat-ud-Dawa head Hafiz Saeed to 10-year imprisonment in an illegal funding case: TV channels giving credit to Pakistan for accepting Hafiz is terrorist with charges of money laundering and next move of Hafeez with respect to Pakistan treatment to terrorist.
ATC Anti Terrorism Court in Lahore on Thursday sentenced the leader of the outlawed Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) Hafiz Saeed to 10 years and six months of imprisonment for being involved in an illegal funding case.
The court has also fined Saeed with a hefty amount of Rs110,000 and ordered the confiscation of his properties.
Last week, the ATC had sentenced three other JuD leaders to imprisonment, including Zafar Iqbal, Yahya Muhajid, and Hafiz Abdul Rehman Makki for illegal funding.
Malik Zafar Iqbal and Yahya Mujahid were ordered to spend 16 years in prison, while Makki was awarded a six-month imprisonment sentence.
Earlier this year, ATC’s Justice Arshad Hussain Bhutta had announced a collective punishment of 11 years and imposed a fine of Rs 15,000 on the JuD chief for being part of a banned terrorist outfit and for having illegal property.
Pakistan admits 11 LeT terrorists involved in 26/11 Mumbai terror attack were from its soil. A list prepared by the Federal Investigation Agency mentions 1210 most wanted terrorists in Pak, but makes no mention of Hafiz Saeed, Masood Azhar or Dawood Ibrahim.