Court extended remand of Hafiz Saeed
25 July, 2019
A court in Gujranwala on Wednesday extended the judicial remand of Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed by 14 days. Special Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) judge Syed Ali Imran ordered the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) to complete its investigation and present a formal challan in court on August 7. The court said that Saeed should also be presented in court on the next date of hearing.
Ahead of the JuD chief’s appearance, strict security arrangements were made inside and outside the court premises with Anti-Riot Police, Dolphin Force and Elite Force personnel as well as police officials being deployed. Following his arrest on July 17, Saeed had been sent to jail on seven-day judicial remand.