Pakistan government cancelled the licenses of 44 weapons issued to Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed and other members of his organisations on Tuesday.

Pakistan government has listed security reasons behind the cancellation.

As per reports, the action was a follow-up after the government banned his terror outfits the Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and the Falaha-e-Insanyat (FIF).

“The Punjab Home Department cancelled licenses of 44 weapons for security reasons,” it was reported.

Earlier, Mumbai attack mastermind and Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed and four others were listed under Pakistan’s anti-terrorism act by the Pakistan government.

The others named in the list were Abdullah Obaid from Faisalabad, and Zafar Iqbal and Abdur Rehman Abid from the Markaz-i-Taiba, Muridke.

Saeed was also put under house arrest on January 30; days after the Donald Trump administration took charge in the US.

First Published | 21 February 2017 5:51 PM
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