Pak agencies probe Jubair Ahmad`s terror links

Ahmad then allegedly revised the video and posted it on October 16, 2010. In August 2011, FBI agents interrogated

Islamabad: Pakistani intelligence agencies
have started collecting local information about Jubair Ahmad,
arrested by the FBI on charges of supporting LeT, including
making radical videos for it as instructed by outfit chief
Hafiz Saeed`s son.

Agencies here are also looking into his connections with
terror networks, `The Express Tribune` daily said.

24-year-old Ahmad, according to an FBI affidavit received
"indoctrination and training from LeT while he lived in
Pakistan" as a teenager.

The affidavit alleges that in September 2010, Ahmad
produced and uploaded a propaganda video on YouTube on behalf
of LeT, after communications with a person named `Talha`.

In a subsequent conversation with another person, Ahmad
identified Talha as Talha Saeed, the son of LeT leader Hafiz
Mohammed Saeed.

The video contained images of "Hafiz Saeed, so-called
jihadi martyrs and armoured trucks exploding after having been
hit by improvised explosive devices," it said.

In October 2010, Talha had allegedly contacted Ahmad and
requested him to revise the LeT propaganda video, giving Ahmad
specific instructions.

Ahmad then allegedly revised the video and posted it on
October 16, 2010. In August 2011, FBI agents interrogated him,
where he denied any involvement with the video.

If convicted, Ahmad faces a maximum potential sentence of
15 years in prison on the material support charge and eight
years in prison on the charge of making false statements in a
terrorism-related investigation.

PTI

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