Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed arrested by CTD in Pakistan

Lahore: Outlawed Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed was arrested by the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) on Wednesday, sources informed Geo News.

Hafiz 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. 

CTD officials are expected to hold a news conference later in the day regarding the arrest of Hafiz Saeed who has been moved to an unknown location. 

According to reports, the arrest is part of the Government of Pakistan’s crackdown against outlawed organisations under the National Action Plan.