Timeline: Hafiz Mohammad Saeed
Following is the timeline on Hafiz Mohammad Saeed.world Updated: Jun 02, 2009 16:13 IST
Following is the timeline on Hafiz Mohammad Saeed.
1991: Hafiz Mohammad Saeed sets up Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT).
2001, December 13: Indian Parliament attacked. 14 dead.
2001, December 21: Pakistan puts Hafiz under house arrest after the attacks on Indian Parliament. Later released on parole in February 2002.
2006, July 11: A series of seven explosions on suburban Mumbai trains. LeT is again suspected to be behind the attacks.
2006, July 21: India asks Musharraf to ban Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and arrest its leaders, including Hafiz in connection with the Mumbai train blasts. Pakistan rejected the demand.
2006, August 9: Hafiz again placed under house arrest for a month for "security reason". He had wanted to hold a rally in Lahore on 14 August (Pakistani Independence Day).
2008, December 10: UN declares JuD as a front for LeT and labels it a banned organisation.
2008, December 11: Pakistan bans JuD.
2008, December 11: Hafiz, the mastermind of the Mumbai attacks, is put under house arrest following the UN decision.
2008, November 26: Coordinated shooting and bomb blasts across Mumbai. LeT and JuD involvement suspected.
2009, May 20: India gives fresh information to Pakistan relating to 26/11 and on the key planners including Hafiz Saeed.
2009, June : The Lahore High Court orders the release of banned group Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed citing insufficient evidence as the reason for lifting the house arrest.