Two more close to Hafiz Saeed were sentenced to jail in the case of financing terrorism


A Pakistan court on Friday sentenced two more close leaders of the Mumbai attacks and two more close to Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JUD) chief Hafiz Saeed in connection with terrorism financing.

The Lahore Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) sentenced JUD leaders Mohammad Ashraf to six years and Lukman Shah to five and a half years imprisonment. ATC Judge Arshad Hussain Bhatta also fined him 10-10 thousand rupees.

Earlier, the Lahore Anti-Terrorism Court on Thursday sentenced Saeed (70) to 10 years imprisonment in two cases relating to the financing of terrorism. Apart from this, two of Saeed's associates Zafar Iqbal and Yahya Mujahid were sentenced to ten-and-a-half years while their brother-in-law Abdul Rahman Makki was sentenced to six months in jail in these cases.