26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Arrested

Vastavam web: Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed was arrested Wednesday by the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of Pakistan’s Punjab Province, officials said. Saeed, who has several cases pending against him was travelling to Gujranwala from Lahore to appear before an anti-terrorism court when the arrest took place, officials said.

Saeed-led JuD is believed to be the front organisation for the Lashkar-e-Taiba which is responsible for carrying out the 2008 Mumbai attacks that killed 166 people. The US Department of the Treasury has designated Saeed as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist, and the US, since 2012, has offered a USD 10 million reward for information that brings Saeed to justice.