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Masood Azhar

About Masood Azhar

Masood Azhar is the chief of the terrorist outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed. Masood is a suspected terrorist and is wanted by the Indian Government. He is believed to be in Pakistan. In December 08, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari said that his Government will not hand him over to the Indian Government but will try and sentence them in its own courts if it had proof against them.

In April 09, Pakistan declared he is missing from Pakistan. Masood was once kept under house arrest in Bahawalpur in Pakistan.

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