Hafiz Saeed’s Rant Against Masarat Alam’s Arrest

Hafiz Saeed unleashed a venomous tirade against India during a TV interview in Islamabad.

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JuD chief Hafiz Saeed in a file photo (Photo: Reuters)

Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed unleashed a venomous tirade against India during a TV interview in Islamabad, Pakistan. According to TV reports, the Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief spoke in support of Kashmiri separatists and admitted that the Pakistan Army is helping his organisation wage jihad in Kashmir.

If the Pakistani Army helps Kashmiris, we will stand by them.
– Hafiz Saeed, JuD Chief

During a TV interview, Hafiz said, “Pakistan has always taken a stand that it is the right of a Kashmiri to get azadi.”

Jihad is the only way if India doesn’t give people their right.
– Hafiz Saeed, JuD Chief

Condemns Arrest of Masarat Alam

Saeed added, “Is it justified to arrest Masarat Alam the way he was yesterday? He had hoisted a Pakistan flag in Kashmir not in Delhi. Kashmir is a disputed area so nothing is wrong,” he said.

Kashmiri separatist leader Alam was arrested on Friday.

Pak Government Issues Statement In Support of Masarat

Meanwhile, the Nawaz Sharif government issued a statement in support of Masarat Alam. “Pakistan has consistently extended diplomatic, moral and political support to Kashmiris’ struggle for self-determination. Pakistan deplores the brutal use of force by Indian security forces against peaceful and unarmed Kashmiris.”

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