The 74-year-old retired normal, who’s on self-exile in Dubai, had final month stated that he was the largest supporter of terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba and its founder Hafiz Saeed, the Mumbai terror assault mastermind who heads the banned terror outfit Jamaat-ud Dawah.
“They (LeT and JuD) are patriotic individuals. Essentially the most patriotic. They’ve sacrificed their lives for Pakistan in Kashmir…,” Pakistan’s ARY Information channel quoted him as saying.
Pervez Musharraf went on to say that the 2 terror teams have “giant public assist and good individuals” and that “nobody might object in the event that they fashioned a political celebration.”
The Lashkar-e-Taiba or LeT was banned following the 2008 Mumbai assaults wherein 166 individuals have been killed, whereas the Jamaat-ud-Dawah or JuD was declared as a international terrorist organisation by the US in June 2014.
JuD chief Hafiz Saeed, accused of masterminding the Mumbai terror assaults, had final month unveiled his political ambitions by formally saying that his group will contest the overall elections in Pakistan in 2018 underneath the banner of the Milli Muslim League.
Mr Musharraf additional stated that to date the 2 teams haven’t approached him, however “in the event that they want to enter into an alliance with my celebration, I’ve no objection.”
Pervez Musharraf had final month introduced the formation of a grand political alliance in Pakistan after a consultative assembly between representatives of round two dozen political events.
Nonetheless, a number of events dissociated themselves from Mr Musharraf’s Pakistan Awami Ittehad alliance.
Pervez Musharraf, who plotted the Kargil battle, toppled Pakistan’s then prime minister Nawaz Sharif quickly after in a cold coup in 1999 and dominated over Pakistan as a navy dictator for 9 years. He’s going through a slew of court docket circumstances in Pakistan. He additionally unsuccessfully contested 2013 elections after getting back from 5 years of self-exile in Dubai.
He claimed that he was able to face all costs because the courts aren’t underneath “Nawaz Sharif’s management anymore”.