Anti Terrorism Act 1997

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Hafiz Saeed gets breather in terror financing trial after authorities fail to produce co-accused; next hearing on 11 Dec
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Hafiz Saeed gets breather in terror financing trial after authorities fail to produce co-accused; next hearing on 11 Dec

Counter-Terrorism Department of Punjab Police had registered 23 FIRs against Saeed and his accomplices on charges of 'terror financing' and arrested JuD chief on 17 July

Daily Bulletin: Pakistan bans JuD, detains Masood Azhar's son, brother; SC to hear Ayodhya, Rafale cases; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Pakistan bans JuD, detains Masood Azhar's son, brother; SC to hear Ayodhya, Rafale cases; day's top stories

Pakistan bans JuD, detains Masood Azhar's two relatives; SC to hear Ayodhya, Rafale cases and Modi, Amit Shah will be campaigning in southern Indian states; Here are day's top stories in a nutshell

Pakistan bans 70 terrorist organisations including Hafiz Saeed-led JuD and its charity wing Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation
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Pakistan bans 70 terrorist organisations including Hafiz Saeed-led JuD and its charity wing Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation

The Pakistan government on Monday also put out another order saying it has frozen assets of all UN designated organisations like JuD, FIF.

Pakistan yet to ban JuD, Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation despite 21 Feb announcement, continues to put outfits under 'watch' list
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Pakistan yet to ban JuD, Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation despite 21 Feb announcement, continues to put outfits under 'watch' list

A spokesman of Pakistan's Interior Ministry had said on 21 February that the decision to ban JuD and FIF was taken during a meeting of the National Security Committee chaired by Imran Khan.

With Financial Action Task Force sword dangling over its head, Pakistan scrambles to curb terror, adhere to UN guidelines
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With Financial Action Task Force sword dangling over its head, Pakistan scrambles to curb terror, adhere to UN guidelines

Pakistan's recent move to curb terrorism seems to be motivated by fears that it is likely to suffer from the findings of FATF, which is reviewing its case.

As Hafiz Saeed walks free, India must undertake sustained and relentless campaign against Pakistan
India

As Hafiz Saeed walks free, India must undertake sustained and relentless campaign against Pakistan

The farcical drama of the detention of Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief and 2008 Mumbai blasts mastermind Hafiz Saeed ended along predictable lines.

Pakistan releases 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed: Judicial board says JuD chief not wanted in any case
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Pakistan releases 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed: Judicial board says JuD chief not wanted in any case

A Judicial Review Board of Pakistan's Punjab province on Wednesday ordered the release of 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind and banned Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed, who has been under house arrest since January.

Pakistan govt withdraws 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed's detention request under anti-terror law
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Pakistan govt withdraws 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed's detention request under anti-terror law

On 31 January, Saeed and his four aides were detained by the Punjab government for 90 days under preventative detention under the Anti-Terrorism Act 1997.

Hafiz Saeed's house arrest extended by two months by Pakistani government, say reports
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Hafiz Saeed's house arrest extended by two months by Pakistani government, say reports

Lahore: Authorities in Pakistan's Punjab province have extended the house arrest of Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed for another two months to maintain public order.

Hafiz Saeed detention case: Pakistan court defers verdict as judge was not available
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Hafiz Saeed detention case: Pakistan court defers verdict as judge was not available

The Lahore High Court on Sunday deferred its verdict in the case against the detention of Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed and his four aides for their involvement in activities prejudicial to the security of Pakistan.

Hafiz Saeed detention case: Lahore High Court defers verdict till 3 July
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Hafiz Saeed detention case: Lahore High Court defers verdict till 3 July

Mumbai terror attack mastermind chief Hafiz Saeed will have to celebrate Eid in custody as Pakistan's Lahore High Court on Monday deferred its verdict till 3 July

Pakistan detains JuD chief Hafiz Saeed, aides for 'spreading terrorism in name of jihad'
India

Pakistan detains JuD chief Hafiz Saeed, aides for 'spreading terrorism in name of jihad'

Saeed appeared before the board on Saturday and told it that he had been detained by the Pakistani government in order to stop him for raising voice for Kashmiris.