New Delhi: On November 26, 2008, 10 Pakistani terrorists entered Mumbai by sea, bombed more than 10 locations and carried out deadly terrorist attacks, killing more than 150 people.
Nine of the terrorists who carried out the attack were shot dead by our security forces. Ajmal Kasab, a juvenile terrorist, was captured alive, hanged in court and hanged.
The attacks were carried out by Hafiz Saeed, the founder of the Jamaat-ud-Dawa and Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist movements, in Pakistan. He is currently on trial in various terrorism cases in Pakistan.
His son, Hafiz Dalha Saeed. He lives in Lahore, Pakistan. He is the senior leader of Lashkar-e-Taiba and the head of its religious organization.
The central government has declared him a terrorist. A formal announcement has been made by the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Hafiz Dalha Saeed has been visiting the headquarters of the Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist organization across Pakistan and campaigning against the interests of India, Israel, the United States and other Western countries. The central government believes he is involved in terrorism. It is therefore stated that he should be declared a terrorist by law.
It is pertinent to note that Section 35 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, clause (1) clause (a) gives the Central Government the power to declare a person as a terrorist in the Fourth Schedule if he is believed to be involved in terrorism.