Hafiz Saeed's JuD decides to wage 'social media war' in Kashmir

Twitter handle I am Pakistan@PerformForPak has put a banner to recruit people to wage social media war in Kashmir. Photograph:( Twitter )

Agencies New Delhi Mar 31, 2017, 11.00 AM (IST)

Pakistan's banned terrorist outfit Jamaat-ud-Dawa(JuD) has decided to fight a social media war in Kashmir by recruiting young Pakistani nationals for its "cyber team".

Hafiz Saeed, a wanted man in India for his role in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, was put on the Exit Control List by Pakistan's Interior Ministry recently. He is currently under house arrest in Pakistan.

Also Read: Hafiz Saeed asks Pakistan government to remove his name from exit control list.



Asserting that Pakistan sponsored terrorists are using social media to gather crowds, Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Friday urged the Kashmiri youth not to get influenced by them (WION)



Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) is a banned political arm of the terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) headed by Hafiz Saeed. It has unleashed a wave of terror attacks against India in the past decade.

According to ANI sources, JuD has called on people in an advertisement to join its workshops to wage social media war in Kashmir.

"Join #SocialMedia workshops to know social media as an instrument for Kashmir uprise 2k17," an advertisement by Cyber Team JuD in Pakistan's north Punjab read.