Which eggs are Hafiz Saeed laying for us that we are nurturing him, asks Pakistan lawmaker

India has maintained that Pakistan gives free reins to Hafiz Saeed, a mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published:October 7, 2016 8:58 pm
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Rana Muhammad Afzal, a lawmaker of Pakistan’s ruling PML-N, is said to have questioned why the government has not taken action against Hafiz Saeed, chief of the Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD), a report in BBC Urdu said.

“Which eggs is Hafiz Saeed laying for us that we are nurturing him?,” Afzal is reported to have said during a meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Foreign Relations.

“India has built such a case against us about the JuD chief that during the meeting on Kashmir, foreign delegates mention him [Hafiz Saeed] as the bone of contention between Pakistan and India,” he was quoted saying on Dawn.com.

India has long maintained that Pakistan provides free reins to Saeed who goes about spewing venom at public rallies against India and finances terror attacks against the country. Saeed has known links with the Lashkar-e-Toiba and has been involved in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks.

A day after the Indian Army conducted surgical strikes, Saeed threatened at a gathering that Pakistan would ‘show India what surgical strikes are.”

In the standing committee meeting, Afzal is reported to have said that foreign delegates routinely brought the name of Hafiz Saeed during a trip to France. The Dawn newspaper earlier this week had reported that the Nawaz Sharif government in Pakistan had instructed the military to take strong action against militant groups.

Afzal told Dawn that Saeed gives ‘India an opportunity to blackmail Pakistan internationally.”

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    indian
    Oct 7, 2016 at 6:07 pm
    I was skeptical at first but Modi is handling foreign policy very well.
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      Sumeet
      Oct 8, 2016 at 12:14 am
      Azeem , google or Wikipedia about 1965 or 1971 or battle of longewala, you'll know what you guys of cabable of lol in other words, capable of nothing "porkistan"
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      Khalid
      Oct 7, 2016 at 4:05 pm
      What unresponsible thing to say from a corrupt so called law maker.. what kind of a serving general -Bushan yadev- agent i lying in stan. This perhaps only tip of the iceberg... such s have been busy looting the country and their greed is unlimited. For stan Mr Hafez Saeed is a wel-wisher of Our People in occupied territory- as all stanis are. India must be realistic and try to turn a lie(Kashmir) into something else wont worklt;br/gt;Respect UNO resolutions so ghe people of two great countries can live to gether
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        David
        Oct 7, 2016 at 4:39 pm
        You could not keep Bangladesh. Sind and Baluchistan wants to separate from you. And now you want Jammu and Kashmir? Have you been praying in the direction of me candy ping hot air behind you in Karachi?
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          MyTake
          Oct 7, 2016 at 7:05 pm
          (A day after the Indian Army conducted surgical strikes, Saeed threatened at a gathering that stan would ‘show India what surgical strikes are.”)lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Unfortunately for India, he might find Mani SANKAR Ayer, Rahul hi, Kejriwal, Sanjay Nirupom, some non state actors in Bollywood and many others on his side!
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            MyTake
            Oct 7, 2016 at 7:01 pm
            Is China helping India by standing on the way of declaring Pak terrorists as terrorists? This is only helping to focus the light more on those who the world wants to avoid but being forced to watch because China has the veto power! No wonder all countries are with India both outside and inside "Veto" group except China! lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Well done China for falling in line with "Modified" India by other means! You are going to be named and shamed morelt;br/gt;If not by anything else then by unspoken word for a long time!
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              MyTake
              Oct 7, 2016 at 6:41 pm
              Which eggs? Satan has infiltrated Islam and it has taken the form of stan! Even its earlier Islamic brothers are avoiding it like plague!
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                MyTake
                Oct 7, 2016 at 6:50 pm
                Proof hat Satan has infiltrated Islam: slam considers its current Godless master is above its own generic God! Have Paksitan ever spoke for its supposed "brothers" Yuigurs? stan does not have the capacity nor the moral (moral?) will to take even a small step against China! Even Arabs countries, stan's earlier masters are not happy about this!lt;br/gt;And what stan gets in exchange? stanis don't even get visas to visit their master's land if not applying in groups and not on invitation!lt;br/gt;Hafeez Saeed doing to world (in relation to Paksitan) what Sonia hi did to India (in relation to Congress) and that is bring down the last scene and then the curtain down quicker!
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