ISLAMABAD: The federal authorities on Tuesday took as many as 44 members affiliated with proscribed organisations, together with Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar’s brother, Mufti Abdul Rauf, and son, Hammad Azhar, into “preventive detention” below the Nationwide Motion Plan.
An announcement from the ministry of Inside mentioned the choice was made at a high-level assembly on Monday.
“It was determined to hurry up motion in opposition to all proscribed organisations. In compliance, 44 under-observation members of proscribed organisations, together with Mufti Abdul Raoof and Hamad Azhar, have been taken in preventive detention for investigation,” it mentioned.
“These actions will proceed, as per the choices taken in Nationwide Safety Committee [meeting] whereas reviewing Nationwide Motion Plan.”
Talking at a press convention, State Minister for Inside Shehryar Afridi mentioned the motion was taken with none overseas strain and the federal government is taking indiscriminate motion in opposition to banned outfits.
“We received’t let anybody use Pakistani soil in opposition to anybody in order that no pressure can intervene in Pakistan’s home points. We’re taking the motion below our duty,” he mentioned.
Secretary Inside, on the event, mentioned the federal government will take strict motion in opposition to proscribed organisations.
“Within the first part of our motion we’ve taken 44 individuals into protecting custody,” he mentioned.
The inside secretary mentioned that Mufti Abdul Rauf and Hammad Azhar have been named within the Indian dossiers despatched to Pakistan aftermath Pulwama assault however added that the Indian dossiers lack concrete proof in opposition to any member.
He mentioned that the Pakistani authorities has demanded proof in opposition to the mentioned people via the International Workplace, motion will probably be taken in opposition to the members if proof is discovered in the course of the investigations.
“In case we don’t discover any proof in opposition to them we are going to launch them,” mentioned the secretary.