Tuesday, April 03, 2012

A Bounty on Hafiz Saeed

The United States has offered a $10 million bounty on Hafiz Saeed, the founder of Lashkar-e-Taiba and one of the planners of the 2008 Mumbai attacks.

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Below is a news article on the same topic from The Indian Express:

Mumbai Attack: US Announces $10 Mn Bounty on Lashkar-E-Taiba Founder Hafiz Saeed

The US has announced a bounty of $10 million on outlawed Pakistan-based Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed, the mastermind of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks.

This was stated by US Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman while addressing a gathering at the American Centre in New Delhi.

She was replying to a question on what the US was doing to bring to justice those involved in terror attacks against India.

Saeed, the founder of terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba, is on India’s most wanted list. After the 26/11 attacks that left 166 people dead, India has asked Pakistan to hand him over.

The US also offered up to $2 million for the deputy leader of Lashkar-e-Taiba, Hafiz Abdul Rahman Makki.

Sherman, who is on a four-day visit to the country, met Indian officials including Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai during which a host of key issues pertaining to Indo-US ties were discussed.

They also discussed the agenda for the Indo-US strategic dialogue to be held in Washington DC in mid-June.

Sherman is leaving for Patna today, the first visit by such a high-ranking US official to Bihar.

From India, Sherman would travel to Nepal, where she will meet with Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai, other Nepalese officials and South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation Secretary-General Ahmed Saleem.


laine said...

I don't understand why elimination of a Pakistani terrorist who targeted India is the responsibility of the USA? On the one hand, the third world is hypersensitive about "colonialism" (that the US never participated in like the other now faded western powers). On the other hand, it expects America to clean up all their messes? Where is India's bounty on this murderer's head?

Nemesis said...

Placing bounties on those Muslims who take to jihad will eventually bankrupt the United States. Bounties on Muslims do not work! Surely, nearly 11 years of placing bounties on Muslim terrorists by the United States must be causing some to re-think that strategy?

Rahul Sharma said...

What the US was doing all these days? Why this sudden action of supporting India view? Is it a feeler to China? Or does the US pressing closer to station its Naval forces on our oceans? By this action, it is creating more enemity between India and Pak. Knowing pretty well India's inability through diplomatic sources to catch Hafiz, is US taking undue advantage? Whatever it is Pak cannot come out of the clutches of the Islamist terrorism is a well known fact to the world.

Anonymous said...

First of all, NO ONE needs to 'create' enmity between India and Pakistan because Mohammed took care of that long ago when he invented Islam as a murderous ideology that preached jihad - war - violent conflict - as THE purpose of Islam.

As for Pakistan being in the 'clutches' of Islamic terrorism, Pakistan is simply in the clutches of pure Islam which IS terrorism!

Unfortunately, India borders this nation of Islam - intended as a 'compromise' to give Muslims their own country - but, in reality, just another stepping stone for Muslims to use as a razzia base to claim India for the ummah.