Abdul Rehman Makki, brother in law of Hafiz Saeed, detained under MPO along with another comrade after speech criticizing the government’s action to comply with the requirement of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).
The Punjab government ordered detention of Abdul Rehman Makki, naib amir or deputy chief of the banned Jamaatud Dawa (JuD).
Pakistan crackdown on JuD
In addition, the government also ordered detention of another senior leader of JuD namely Mohammad Shahbaz.
Police believes Abdul Rehman Makki and Shahbaz’s activities pose threat to peace and tranquility.
Police believes their activities posed a threat to peace and tranquility in the country.
The said JuD senior leaders in their speeches criticised the government’s action against banned outfits. Because they considered government complying with the requirement of the FATF.
Importantly, Lahore Deputy Commissioner Saleha Saeed issued orders or detention under Section 3 of the Maintenance of Public Order (MPO) ordinance.
Also noteworthy, Police will detain them for 90 days at the Camp Jail.