I am Lashkar's biggest supporter, they like me too: Musharraf

I am Lashkar's biggest supporter, they like me too: Musharraf

I am Lashkar's biggest supporter, they like me too: Musharraf

Waleed, who's reportedly being groomed by Saeed to take over Laskhar-e-Toiba (LeT) and anti-India operations, told New Delhi to stop crying on America's shoulders.

He also he was always in favour of using the Pakistan-based terror outfit to "supress" the Indian Army. "Pakistan has not changed its policy of shielding and supporting non-state actors and its true face is visible for all to see", MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said last week.

General Pervez Musharraf made these remarks while speaking to Pakistan's ARY News during which he also confirmed that he had met the JuD chief several times in past. "We were moving towards peace and as such I thought we should reduce "mujahids" (religious warrior) and increase political dialogue and frankly I had very less knowledge about him", said Musharraf.

In an interview to Pakistani TV channel ARY News, Musharraf, who is now in exile in Dubai, said: "I am the biggest supporter of LeT and I know they like me and JuD (Jamaat-ud-Dawa) also likes me".

Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has once again expressed his fondness for Jamaat-ud Dawah (JuD) chief and Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed and backed his outfit's role in waging "Jihad" in Kashmir.

"Yes, they (LeT) are involved in Kashmir".

Musharraf, who is in self-exile in Dubai, said that Mumbai attack mastermind Saeed "is involved in Kashmir" and he supports their involvement. India got them declared as terrorists by partnering with the United States.

The US has sought immediate re-arrest of Saeed, warning Islamabad that there would be repercussions for bilateral ties if it fails to act.

Saeed who was designated a terrorist by the United Nations carried a $10 million bounty announced by the USA on his head after the 2008 Mumbai attack that killed over 160 people.

Over 160 people died in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks.

Around a week ago Hafiz Saeed the founder of LeT and chief of Jammat-ud-Dawa (JuD) was released from the arrest of the Pakistan court.

Though a new ombudsperson has not been appointed yet, the office remains operational and is accepting new delisting requests during the transition period, the United Nations said in a statement on its website.

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