Hafiz Saeed attacks India over Kashmir issue, decides to contest Pakistan general elections in 2018
Lahore: Amid international backlash and Pakistan’s failure to re-arrest Hafiz Saeed, the Mumbai terror assault mastermind on Saturday introduced his resolution to contest 2018 normal elections. He additional accused India of wounding Kashmiris and “constructing stress on Pakistani authorities” with the assistance of United States.
Saeed, the co-founder of Lashkar-e-Toiba and Jammat-ud-Dawah chief, will combat Pakistan normal elections beneath the banner of Milli Muslim League (MML).
“The Milli Muslim League (MML) is planning to contest subsequent 12 months’s normal elections. I additionally dedicate 2018 for Kashmiris who’re struggling for freedom,” mentioned Saeed on the JuD headquarters in Lahore’s Chauburji.
MML has not but been registered in nation’s Election Fee.
“I wish to inform India that I’ll proceed assist Kashmiris it doesn’t matter what sort of difficulties are there. India desires us to cease elevating voice for the Kashmiris. It’s constructing stress on the Pakistani authorities. I wish to inform Pakistan that again channel diplomacy solely brought about hurt to the Kashmir trigger,” he alleged.
Saeed, who was freed by Pakistan after 297 days of home arrest, is a globally designated terrorist with a bounty of Rs $10 million on his head for terror actions. He has filed a petition within the United Nations, asking to strike off his identify from the checklist of world checklist of designated terrorists.
The Mumbai terror assault mastermind’s launch was met with condemnation internationally, with america warning Pakistan of repercussions if Saeed isn’t instantly re-arrested and prosecuted. The White Home additional mentioned that Saeed’s launch factors at Pakistan’s failure to fight terrorism and offering sanctuary for terrorists on its soil.
Saeed, has been accused of plotting the November 2008 Mumbai assault that killed 166 individuals and injured a whole bunch.
Saeed additionally claimed that his detention in Pakistan and Hurriyat leaders in India was a part of a global agenda.
“This had been achieved to hurt the Kashmir trigger. India is offended over my launch from the home detention. I warn India if it doesn’t cease atrocities towards Kashmiris then this wrestle will rise additional and it’ll face the music,” he mentioned.
With PTI Inputs