The Enforcement Directorate had registered a fresh case against Hafiz Saeed on January 19 on the basis of a first information report (FIR) filed by the NIA in June 2017. Watali is allegedly the financier of LeT in India.
Rajeev Kumar further emphasised that India had not “escalated” tensions with Pakistan in the wake of the Indian Air Force strike on Balakot and called the operation a “non-military” strike to avert possible terrorist attacks in the country.
It is typical of Pakistan to pretend to having taken action against terrorists and terrorist organisations on its soil whenever international pressure mounts up and allow them to function freely as soon as the pressure wanes.
Masood Azhar said in his weekly address, ''Pakistan's response to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's threats post Pulwama was rather lukewarm and lacklustre. It appears Pakistan is scared of India.''