Pak police logde 2 FIRs against Hafiz Saeed

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Lahore, Sep 18: Pakistan police have registered case against Jammat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed and one of his close aide Abu Jandal under Anti-Terrorism Act.

A senior police officer told news agency on Thursday, Sep 17 that three FIR- two against Saeed and one against Abu Jandal - were registered at police station in Faisalabad, for allegedly inciting people to wage 'jehad' (holy war) against "infidels".

The cases were filed in connection with Saeed's visit to Faisalabad on Aug 27 and 28.

The officer said, "Saeed had attended iftar-dinners and held a meeting with activists of his banned organisation during which he asked the people to wage a jehad."

Sources said that the first congregation addressed by Saeed in Faisalabad was held at a hotel on Canal Road and was attended by a large number of people.

The second was held at the residence of a JuD activist on Jaranwala Road, they said. "Abu Jandal held a separate meeting and preached jehad," a source said.

Following these meetings, officials of the Special Branch of Punjab Police filed applications for registering cases against Saeed.

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