Two Jaish-e-Mohammad members sentenced to 10 years in jail

An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Pakistan yesterday sentenced two Masood Azhar led Jaish-e- Mohammad (JeM) activists to 10 years in prison for raising funds for the banned outfit. This is the first instance of the Pakistan government cracking down on terrorists ever since India provided evidence allegedly showing Jaish-e- Mohammad’s participation in the Pathankot terror attack.

JeM chief Masood AzharJeM chief Masood Azhar & brother Abdul Rauf reportedly remote-controlled the Pathankot airbase.

An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Pakistan yesterday sentenced two Masood Azhar led Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) activists to 10 years in prison for raising funds for the terrorist organization.

As per reports, Kashif Siddique and Rashid Iqbal were arrested by the Punjab Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) in Attock district on Aug 7 last year, along with a donation box placed near a mosque.

The CTD officials found Rs 210 in the box and seized empty cash receipts, membership cards, books and pamphlets related to the terror outfit.

This is the first instance of the Pakistan government cracking down on terrorists ever since India provided evidence allegedly showing Jaish-e-Mohammad’s participation in the Pathankot terror attack.
[source :-intoday]