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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