Press Trust of India
| Tuesday February 21, 2017, Lahore
Pakistan has said Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed, who has been listed under an anti-terrorism law, can pose a "serious threat" to the nation, and was thus placed under house arrest in the country's "larger interest". The acknowledgement of the danger Hafiz Saeed poses came from Pakistan's Defence Minister Khawaja Asif during an international security conference in Munich, Germany. Hafiz Saeed, a United Nations-designated terrorist, was the mastermind of the Mumbai terror attacks.