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Interpol has released a 'Red Corner Notice' for Lashkar-e-Taiba / Jamaat-ud-Dawa leader Hafiz Saeed after being pressured by India. The notice does not mean Pakistan is required to arrest Saeed. Police detained a Lashkar-e-Taiba operative carrying explosives in Delhi.
Lashkar-e-Taiba has issued an order banning television in a region of Jammu and Kashmir. LeT posted the order outside a mosque and declared watching TV sinful. The fighters have broken into homes and beaten homeowners and smashed their TV sets.
Indian intelligence believes Lashkar-e-Taiba is planning to strike in Delhi, Kolkata, and Hyderabad as the nation celebrates its Independence Day. A court sentenced three Lashkar-e-Taiba operatives, including a husband and wife, to death for the 2003 bombings in Mumbai that killed 56 people.
Pakistan's Supreme Court has indefinitely suspended hearings on the release of Lashkar-e-Taiba / Jamaat-ud-Dawa leader Hafiz Saeed. The government was challenging the Lahore High Court's decision to release Saeed from a loose house arrest after the November 2008 Mumbai terror assault.
India said it has turned over enough evidence to Pakistan to allow it to proceed with the prosecution of Lashkar-e-Taiba founder and leader Hafiz Saeed for his involvement in the November 2008 terror assault on Mumbai. "The evidence provided in three dossiers is, in our view, sufficient to investigate role of Hafiz Saeed," Indian Home minister P. Chidambaram said.
The provincial government of Punjab withdrew its petition to the Supreme Court to have Lashkar-e-Taiba / Jamaat-ud-Dawa leader Hafiz Saeed and his aide Nazir Ahmed placed under house arrest. The Punjab administration said it does not have sufficient evidence to substantiate the case.
Pakistan's Supreme Court rejected the government's appeal to re-arrest Lashkar-e-Taiba/Jamaat-ud-Dawa founder and spiritual leader Hafiz Saeed. The court denied the detention on a technicality; the government has refiled charges.
India has issued arrested warrants for 22 Pakistanis for complicity in the Novemeber 2008 terror assault on Mumbai. Lashkar-e-Taiba leader Hafiz Mohammed Saeed, and senior leaders Zaki-ur-Rahman Lakhvi and Zarar Shah are among those charged. Pakistan has refused to extradite the men as it has no agreements with India.
Jamaat-ud-Dawa, the front group for the Lashkar-e-Taiba, has established a charity called the Falah-i-Insaniyat and opened an account in the Bank of Punjab in Lahore. The Falah-i-Insaniyat is accepting donations for the Swat relief effort and raising a significant amount of money.
Police investigators told an Indian court that Lashkar-e-Taiba had direct links to Maoists in Jharkhand. The information came from Mohd Omar Madni, a leader for Lashkar-e-Taiba in India and Nepal, who was detained earlier this month.
The Lahore High Court said there is no evidence linking Hafiz Saeed, the leader of the Lashkar-e-Taiba, to the September 2008 terror assault on the Indian city of Mumbai. "The Attorney General contended that the petitioners are being blamed to be involved in Mumbai attacks, we have observed that not a single document has been brought on record that the petitioners are involved in it," the court ruled.
Indian anti-terror police in Delhi detained a key operative for Lashkar-e-Taiba in India and Nepal. The operative was to establish new sleeper cells to conduct attacks in India. The Punjab provincial government will appeal the release of Lashkar-e-Taiba leader Hafiz Saeed.