Jammu and Kashmir Police’s State Investigation Company (SIA) on Wednesday performed searches at 5 areas in Anantnag and Kulgam districts of the union territory in reference to a terror funding case, an official spokesperson mentioned.
The raids have been associated to Pahalgam resident Zaffar Hussain Bhat alias Khursheed Kashmiri. He’s an in depth affiliate of Hizbul Mujahideen’s (HM) deputy chief Ghulam Nabi Khan alias Amir Khan and each are designated terrorists underneath the Illegal Actions (Prevention) Act (UAPA).
They’ve additionally been declared proclaimed offenders and Pink Nook Notices have been issued towards them by the Interpol in a number of terror funding instances being probed by the Nationwide Investigation Company (NIA).
“SIA Kashmir performed searches at 5 areas in south Kashmir (three in Anantnag and two in Kulgam) in reference to an ongoing investigation right into a terror funding case,” the spokesperson mentioned.
Throughout the searches, he mentioned, some essential digital and documentary proof like cellphones, pen drives, SIM playing cards, knowledge playing cards, financial institution paperwork and passports have been seized.
In line with the spokesperson, Kashmiri can be needed in a homicide case for his position in arranging and delivering the weapon of offence and different consignments of arms and ammunition at completely different areas in Jammu and Kashmir by way of his community of associates.
He mentioned HM, its handlers and terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) have labored out an in depth plan of systematically and recurrently financing their lively and arrested terrorists, households of killed terrorists and their associates.
An quantity of Rs 15,000 is given to each member to maintain terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir, he added.
Kashmiri alongside along with his associates unfold throughout Kashmir is elevating, amassing, receiving, transporting, distributing and delivering the cash to lively and arrested terrorists of HM and their households to additional terrorist, illegal, subversive and secessionist actions in Jammu and Kashmir and different components of India, the spokesperson mentioned.
A detailed affiliate of Kashmiri, Majid Aziz Lawey, was arrested within the terror funding case in November with Rs 5 lakh.
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