Lahore: Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed has said that he will challenge the Pakistan government’s ban on seminaries and health facilities run by him.
Saeed further said the Pakistan government’s crackdown against the seminaries and health facilities linked to him is “illegal” and it will be challenged in a court of law.
Reaction from Saeed came hours after Pakistan, apparently under US pressure, took control of a seminary and four dispensaries run by his outfits Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and Falah-i-Insaniat Foundation (FIF).
“After detaining me for 10 months without any legal ground, the government has now issued a notification regarding taking over our schools, dispensaries, ambulances and other assets. It will hamper our relief operations in Punjab, Balochistan, Sindh, Azad Kashmir and northern areas,” Saeed said.
A release from the Interior Ministry said, “the federal government is pleased to direct that requisite actions with regard to freezing and taking over of assets…