Pervez Musharraf has said that he backs JuD and LeT for pursuing a ‘jihad’ in Kashmir.
Islamabad: Pakistan’s previous military ruler Pervez Musharraf has by and by communicated his affection for Jamaat-ud Dawah (JuD) boss and Mumbai fear assaults engineer Hafiz Saeed and supported his outfit’s part in pursuing ‘Jihad’ in Kashmir.
I like Hafeez Saeed a considerable measure and bolster his outfit JuD: Pervez Musharraf said.
I am a major Lashkar-e-Toiba’s supporter additionally, he included.
While recognizing that fear outfits like JuD and LeT are pursuing a ‘jihad’ for the freedom of Kashmir from India, the previous Pakistan president stated, ”Yes, they are engaged with Kashmir and I bolster them.”
General Pervez Musharraf made these comments while addressing Pakistan’s ARY News amid which he likewise affirmed that he had met the JuD boss a few times in past.
I am the biggest supporter of LeT and I know they like me & JuD also likes me: Pervez Musharraf to Pakistan's ARY News, also said 'yes' on being asked if he likes Hafiz Saeed, added that, 'I have met him (Hafiz Saeed)' pic.twitter.com/txxT58oPoU
— ANI (@ANI) November 29, 2017
On past events as well, General Musharraf had denied that Hafiz Saeed’s JuD or LeT was engaged with the 2008 Mumbai assault that left 168 individuals dead.
“I don’t think Saeed was behind the 26/11 assaults. In Pakistan, we don’t call him a psychological militant,” 73-year-old Musharraf had said.
Alluding to Saeed’s home capture in Pakistan, Musharraf stated, “Let me amaze you. The Hafiz Saeed issue is an issue in India, not in the United States.”
In January this year, 68-year-old Saeed was as of late discharged after almost ten-month-long house capture in Pakistan following a court arrange.
Saeed conveys a reward of $10 million declared by the US for his part in dread exercises. His association JuD has just been announced as a remote psychological militant association by the US in June 2014.
JuD is the front for the restricted Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) dread outfit which is in charge of various fear assaults in India, including the Mumbai fear strike of November 26, 2008, which was engineered by Saeed. Saeed was likewise put under house capture after Mumbai dread assaults in November 2008 yet he was liberated by a court in 2009.
Musharraf, who lives in deliberate outcast, faces a few cases in Pakistan and there is minimal shot that he will return to take an interest in decisions.
Last time he came back from abroad in 2013 to challenge decisions however needed to confront an intense time because of a few cases.