Pak elections: Mumbai blast mastermind Hafiz Saeed launches intense campaign

Updated:4 months, 4 weeks ago IST

Lahore (Pakistan), Jul 16 (ANI): After former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was locked behind the bars, Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed campaigned for the country’s upcoming general elections. The Mumbai terror attack mastermind inaugurated several offices in Lahore and canvassed for the candidates of Milli Muslim League (MML) contesting the elections, which are scheduled for July 25. On his arrival at Lahore’s Iqbal Town, Saeed received a rousing welcome from the people who showered rose petals on him. Hafiz Saeed’s son, son-in-law and 13 women are among 265 Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) candidates contesting on Allaha-u-Akbar Tehreek (AAT) platform on national and provincial assembly seats across Pakistan. The Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief, who carries a bounty of USD 10 million on his head for his role in terror activities, is himself not contesting the election.

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