Masood Azhar Biography
Masood Azhar is the founder and leader of the UN-designated terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammed, active mainly in the Pakistani administered Azad Kashmir.He was taken into ‘protective custody’ by the Pakistani authorities after the Pathankot attack in India, which was widely reported as an “arrest”. However he was seen to be free in April 2016. India had listed Masood Azhar as one of its most wanted terrorists due to his history of militant activities. India has been continuously trying to place Azhar on UN Security Council’s counter-terrorism sanctions list, a move vetoed by China.