Pakistan To Ban New Political Party From Elections

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The inside ministry of Pakistan has requested the nation’s elections overseeing physique to ban from politics a brand new celebration backed by Islamist Hafiz Saeed, who carries 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, mentioned Friday that they are going to assess the standing of Milli Muslim League celebration subsequent month, the Related Press reported. 

“Sure, they did point out it, it has hyperlinks with the group which you might be naming (referring to insurgent group Lashkar-e-Taiba) that it has hyperlinks, so it shall not be registered,” Shinwari mentioned.

The Milli Muslim League celebration is led by Saifullah Khalid, a good friend of Saeed, who’s the founding father of the Lashkar-e-Taiba militant group.

“The case is subjudice, we’ve got mounted 11th October is the judgement day for listening to this case, the Election Fee of Pakistan would hear the case and would determine the destiny of this Milli Muslim league celebration which isn’t but registered,” he mentioned. 

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 presently below home arrest in Pakistan’s japanese metropolis of Lahore.

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