June 26, 2022

Pakistan round-up: ‘Raising funds for jihad illegal,’ says Lahore HC – Times of India

Inciting public to raise funds for ‘Jihad’ (holy war) is not allowed to individuals or any organisation in Pakistan and is considered as treason, the Lahore High Court ruled as it dismissed appeals of two terrorists convicted for raising funds for a proscribed terror outfit.

“It is the job of the state to collect national funds for a declared war, if essential. The same cannot be raised by a person or any organization,” it said.

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