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Pakistan plans to seize 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed's assets, charities

The United States has labelled Hafeez Saeed's JuD and FIF as 'terrorist fronts' for Lashkar-e-Taiba

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Pakistan's government plans to seize control of charities and financial assets linked to Islamist leader Hafiz Saeed, who Washington has designated a terrorist, according to officials and documents reviewed by Reuters. Pakistan's civilian government detailed its plans in a secret order to various provincial and federal government departments on Dec. 19, three officials who attended one of several high-level meeting discussing the crackdown told Reuters. Marked "secret", a Dec. 19 document from the finance ministry directed law enforcement and governments in ...

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First Published: Tue, January 02 2018. 02:36 IST