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Hafiz Saeed arrested

Hafiz Saeed arrested

Web Desk
July 17, 2019

LAHORE: The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) on Wednesday  arrested Hafiz Muhammad Saeed while he was going to Gujranwala  from Lahore, Geo News reported.

The TV channel reported that  Saeed has been taken into custody as part of government's crackdown against   banned organizations.

He was on his way to Gujranwala to  file a bail plea in  a case   when the  CTD detained him, the report said.

Sources told Geo News that Hafiz Saeed had many cases registered against him in several police stations.

CTD spokesman 

A spokesman for the CTD said Hafiz Saeed has been sent on judicial remand after being presented in an Anti-Terrorism Court.

He confirmed that Saeed was going to Gujranwala to get pre-arrest bail at the time of his arrest.

He said a case against Hafiz Saeed was registered under Anti-Terrorism act and he would be produced before the court shortly after challan is prepared.