The Punjab government has detained Jammatud Dawa (JuD) organisation’s Naib Emir, Abdul Rehman Makki, along with Mohammad Shahbaz after the law enforcement agency suspected their activities might pose threat to peace and tranquility in the country.
According to Dawn, JuD senior leaders have been giving speeches against the government’s action against outfits to comply with the requirement of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).
Furthermore, through an official who remained anonymous stated that the detention order for Makki and Shahbaz were issued by Lahore’s Deputy Commissioner Saleha Saeed under Section 3 of the Maintenance of Public Order (MPO) ordinance.
Both Makki and Shahbaz have been detained by the police for 90 days and were sent to Camp Jail.
According to the official, Makki is the brother-in-law of Hafiz Saeed and he was detained from Lahore along with Shahbaz.