Pakistan’s Inside Ministry has requested the nation’s elections overseeing physique to ban from politics a brand new celebration backed by Islamist Hafiz Saeed, who carries a USD 10 million US bounty on his head for alleged involvement in 2008 terror assaults in India.
Haroon Shinwari, a spokesman on the Election Fee of Pakistan, stated right this moment that they are going to assess the standing of Milli Muslim League celebration subsequent month.
The MML celebration is headed by Saifullah Khalid, a good friend of Saeed, who’s the founding father of the Lashkar-e-Taiba militant group.
India accuses Saeed of hyperlinks to the 2008 Mumbai terror assaults that killed 160 folks, and he has been designated a terrorist by the US authorities.
Saeed is at present underneath home arrest in Pakistan’s jap metropolis of Lahore.