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26/11 Mumbai terror attack conspirator Sajid Mir jailed for 15 and a half years

Lahore, June 25 (Agency) An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan has sentenced 26/11 Mumbai terror attack conspirator Sajid Majeed Mir to over 15 years in prison in a terrorism financing case. Sajid Majeed Mir is included in the list of India’s most wanted terrorists for his role in 26/11 Mumbai terrorist attacks. The US has also announced a reward of $ 5 million on him. Mir’s sentencing comes at a time when Pakistan is struggling to get out of the gray list of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). The Anti-Terrorism Department (CTD) of the Punjab Police, which often informs the media about the conviction of suspects in such cases, did not report the conviction of Sajid Majeed Mir. In fact, officials of FATF, a global organization monitoring terrorist funding, are going to visit Pakistan soon to review the steps taken by Islamabad against money laundering and financing of terrorism and the implementation of reforms made in this regard. . A senior lawyer, representing Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jamaat-ud-Dawa leaders in the terrorism financing case, told PTI on Friday that earlier this month an anti-terrorism court in Lahore had cleared the issue of terrorism. Sajid Majeed Mir, an activist of the banned outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba, was sentenced to 15-and-a-half years in jail in connection with the funding case of The lawyer said that Sajid Majeed Mir has been lodged in Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat Jail since his arrest in April.

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