US asks Pakistan to prosecute JuD chief

    Washington, Jan 20 : The United States has urged Pakistan to prosecute Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Hafiz Mohammad Saeed ‘to the fullest extent of law’.

    The US State department’s comment came after Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, during an interview to Geo TV on Tuesday, referred to Saeed as “sahib”.

    US State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert, “We regard him as a terrorist, a part of a foreign terrorist organisation. He was the mastermind, we believe, of the 2008 Mumbai attacks which killed many people, including Americans as well, a report published in Pakistan Daily dawn said.