26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed mocks bounty, dares U.S. to catch him

   Apr 4, 7:44 pm

Rawalpindi, Apr 4 (ANI): Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed has reacted to the 10 million dollar U.S. bounty announced on him and publicly announced his location to the American authorities.

Saeed said that he will be in Lahore tomorrow and dared the US to contact him.

"The bounty is always set on people who are in hiding... There is no case against me in any American court," he maintained while terming the bounty absurd," The Express Tribune quoted Saeed, as saying during a press conference in Rawalpindi.

"America has gone blind in its enmity against Islam... After facing defeat in Afghanistan, it has resorted to such acts. This shows that the Difa-e-Pakistan Council (DPC) has succeeded in its campaign," he added.

Meanwhile, Jamiat-e-Ulema Islam chief Maulana Samiul Haq announced that Saeed, according to the law, is ready to present himself before any court.

"The Difa-e-Pakistan Council, to condemn the US bounty, announces of holding a countrywide protest on Friday," said Haq.

The United States has declared a bounty of 10 million dollars on Saeed under its Rewards for Justice programme.

Saeed is the founder of one of the deadliest terrorist outfits Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) and the chief of the banned Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD).

Saeed is believed to be the mastermind of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks in which 166 people, including six Americans, were killed. He is on India's most wanted list. (ANI)

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