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Day after Hafiz Saeed gets 10 years in jail, 2 more aides jailed in militancy case

Day after Jamat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed was sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment in two militancy cases along with two of his associates by Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) of Lahore Pakistan, two more aides were jailed by the court.

On Friday, the ATC court sentenced six and five-and-a-half years of imprisonment to JuD leaders Muhammad Ashraf and Lucman Shah and the Judge Arshad Hussain Bhutta imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on each of them, a Delhi-based news  agency PTI reported.

Earlier on Thursday, the 70-year-old JuD chief was sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment in two militancy cases by ATC.  Saeed’s two close aides — Zafar Iqbal and Yahya Mujahid — were sentenced to 10 and a half years each, while his brother-in-law Abdul Rehman Makki was sentenced to six months of imprisonment in the same cases.

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