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Pakistan jails Saeed before terrorism body meets

An anti-terrorism court in Lahore sentenced Hafiz Saeed to two concurrent five-and-a-half-year prison sentences in terror financing cases on Wednesday. Saeed, the founder of jihadist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and its political wing Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD), was sentenced alongside close aide Malik Zafar Iqbal, who runs the militant organization’s charity front Al-Anfaal Trust. By charging both Saeed […]