NEW YORK: The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has allowed banned Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed, to use money from his bank account for basic expenses, on Thursday.
It was reported in the Indian media that Pakistan had appealed to United Nation Security Council to allow the JuD chief, Hafiz Saeed to use bank account for his personal expenses.
“The Chair has the honour to refer to his draft letter to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan communicating the Committee’s decision with respect to the intention of the Pakistani authorities to authorize certain expenditures to the benefit of Hafiz Muhammad Saeed to cover basic expenses,” a note by the chair said.
The reports further added that the United Nations has allowed Hafiz Saeed to withdraw up to $1000 a month to cover his and his family’s basic expenses.
Hafiz Saeed was arrested on July 17 by the Counter-Terrorist Department while he was moving from Gujranwala to Lahore. He was taken into police custody as part of the government’s clampdown against banned outfits under the National Action Plan.