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  • JeM chief Masood Azhar under protective custody: Pak Min

    Published on January 15, 2016

    Islamabad :   Law Minister of Punjab province, Rana Sanaullah has confirmed that banned terror group Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Maulana Masood Azhar  was  under protective custody. Speaking on a TV talkshow   Sanaullah, confirmed that Masood Azhar was taken into protective custody by the counter terrorism department.

    When asked if his custody can be termed an arrest, the provincial Law Minister explained that Masood Azhar will only face arrest and legal action if his involvement in the Pathankot airbase attack is proved. He added that operation against banned outfits including JeM would continue under the National Action Programme.