Pakistan seeks dismissal of petition challenging Hafiz Saeed's detention

Public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam on Friday confirmed that Pakistan has conveyed to the Lahore High Court that no laws were violated in issuance of the detention orders against Jamaat-ud- Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed and his aides. In an affidavit submitted to the court on Thursday, the ministry said the JuD and Falah-i-Insaniat Foundation (FIF) had been kept under observation on the basis of a report sent by the foreign affairs ministry. The JuD has has been declared as a foreign terrorist organisation by the United States.