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Pakistan wants ‘concrete evidence’ on Mumbai suspect sought by U.S. – CNN

According to an April 5, 2012 article on CNN's national security blog, the Pakistani government is requesting that the U.S. government provide evidence linking Hafiz Mohammad Saeed to terrorism.  On April 2, 2012, the U.S. State Department announced that it was offering up to $10 million for information leading to the arrest of Saeed.

CNN reports that the situation "comes at a time when the U.S. – Pakistan relations are strained."  Saeed, who has publicly defended against any allegation of terrorist activities, stated in recent days that the
Pakistani Supreme Court had cleared him and his organization of wrongdoing in relation to the Mumbai attacks."  U.S. officials believe that Saeed and the militant faction of an organization he helped found, Lashkar-e-Tayyiba, are responsible for the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks. The U.S. government deemed the organization a designated foreign terrorist organization in 2001.

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