Pak's anti-terrorism court extends Hafiz Saeed's judicial remand

An Anti-Terrorism Court in Pakistan’s Gujranwala on Wednesday extended Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed’s judicial remand for another 14 days.

Saeed was travelling to Gujranwala from Lahore to get pre-arrest bail in terror financing cases registered against him there when he was arrested on July 17. On the same day, he was presented before the ATC that sent him on judicial remand for seven days.

On Wednesday, Saeed was presented before the ATC in Gujranwala that extended his judicial remand for another 14 days, Geo TV reported.

The court directed the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) of Punjab Police to present a complete chargesheet against Saeed by August 7. The CTD on July 3 had registered 23 FIRs against 13 top leaders of Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) including Saeed on the charges of “terror financing” in different cities of Punjab province.