Printed: June 29, 2020 10:12:27 am
Mumbai terror assault mastermind Hafiz Saeed’s India-born counsel has handed away after a short ailment on this Pakistani metropolis. He was 86.
Abdullah Khan Dogar, whose household had migrated to Pakistan from India’s Rampur in UP after the Partition, breathed his final at a hospital right here on Sunday. He was the father-in-law of former chief justice of Lahore Excessive Court docket Mamoon Rashid Sheikh.
He’s survived by his spouse, a son and a daughter. Dogar was the counsel of Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Saeed for a few years and defended him in Pakistani courts following the 2008 Mumbai terror assault by which 166 individuals have been killed.
He was additionally the lead counsel of Saeed within the terror financing circumstances by which he was sentenced to jail for 11 years.
Dogar had challenged the coup by former navy dictator Basic (retired) Pervez Musharraf in 1999 within the Supreme Court docket and represented Kulsoom Nawaz towards the detention of her husband, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.
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