USA FROZE 3 PAKISTANI CITIZENS ASSETS




Mustafa AY – TDO – 01.08.2018 US Department of Treasury released an official announcement with regards to freezing assets of 3 Pakistani citizens, who are accused of getting affiliated with Lashkar-e Taiba terrorist organization. According to the Department’s rationale for this act, 3 Pakistanis are held accountable for the bloody bombing assail on India’s second largest city Mumbai, which took place in 2008.  Abdul Rahman al-Dakhil –one of 3 Pakistanis- allegedly undertook 2’nd highest position of Lashkar-e Taiba. Remaining 2, whose names are Hameed ul Hassan and Abdul Jabbar, are accused of raising funds to finance ruthless attacks in the name of Lashkar-e Taiba. Sigal Mandelker –US Department of Treasury Undersecretary in charge of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence- underlined that it is crucial to eliminate financial networks of the terrorist organizations so that their violent attacks can be averted.