Pak court sentences Hafiz Saeed in terror financing cases; will spend five years in jail

Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed. File Photo

New Delhi, February 12: A court in Pakistan sentenced Jamaat-ud-Da’wah militant Hafiz Saeed in two cases of terror financing, television reports said on Wednesday.

The court has sentenced Saeed, who has been accused of masterminding the Mumbai attacks of 2008, to five years in jail in each case. The sentences will run concurrently.

Details are still awaited.