Pakistan caught on the backfoot! Photos of ISI's links with Hafiz Saeed emerge
In more proof of Pakistan's terror activities, two set of pictures have emerged that which nails the role of ISI in fomenting trouble in India.
Delhi: In more proof of Pakistan's terror activities, two set of pictures have emerged that which nails the role of ISI in fomenting trouble in India.
As per a India Today report, in the first picture, Hafiz Saeed is seen with a man who is also a frequent speaker during recent anti-India rallies organised by the JuD chief.
This man can also be seen with Hizbul chief Syed Salahuddin.
In the second set of photos, the same man is seen with National Security Advisor of Pakistan Nasser Khan Janjua.
The man is none other than is Abdullah Gul, son of former ISI chief Hamid Gul.
Many anti-India activities organised by Saeed across Pakistan in May and June were held under the banner of Difae Pakistan Council (DFC), which is said to be an umbrella organisation of groups and political outfits who are against India and USA.
JuD used its own banners and signs on the convoys. On the other hand, the main stage had only DPC, with only DPC representatives allowed to address the gathering.
As Saeed is JuD chief, he is also one of the members of DPC which was formed in 2011. But he is said to have started using the DPC umbrella recently. This could be to garner support from Pakistani authorities.
The report further says that two members of the Gul family were also among the founder member of DPC - Gul was given a place as head of his party Tehreek-e-Ettehad, while his son Abdullah was given a berth.
DPC consists of religious and anti-Kashmir related groups and thus, no Pakistani authority could ban its activities.
Saeed has supposedly been using the DPC banner to carry out JuD activities since then and Abdullah being one of the key members of DPC Pakistan, has been the key facilitator for the JuD chief.
Abdullah is also said to be instrumental in getting the mainstream Pakistani media to cover Saeed's events apart from clearing administrative hurdles for him.
To be noted is the fact that Pakistan had banned the media coverage of JuD.
Further, Abdullah who also runs a think tank named MEASAC research centre and an outfit named Tehreek Jawanan Pakistan (TJP).
Abdullah is said to have access to top officials of the ISI and the Pakistan Army and the present Pakistan NSA Janjua has been a frequent visitor to his seminars and talks.
Abdullah's father is believed to have facilitated terror activities against India.
Now the link between Gul's son and the JuD chief shows that Abdullah might be a link between Pakistani establishment and Saeed.
At the same time he may be one of the man behind Lashkar chief's clout in Pakistan.