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Lashkar boss Hafiz Saeed may walk out of jail post FATF meet


New Delhi, Feb 15: The sentencing of Lashkar-e-Tayiba chief Hafiz Saeed may just be a ploy to avoid getting black-listed by the Financial Action Task Force. There is a chance that he may be released after the FATF plenary.

The FATF is meeting on February 16 to decide on whether Pakistan remains in the Grey List or will be downgraded to the Black List. Saeed was sentenced to 11 years in jail in connection with two terror funding cases. Saeed's counsel claimed that there were several loopholes and his client was being jailed only because of pressure from the ...


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