ED seizes Rs 6-crore resources of Kashmiri businessman who funded Hurriyat


The Enforcement Directorate has seized Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Ahmad Shah Watali’s resources worth Rs 6 crore in its fright financing probe that centered fright community Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jamaat-ud-Dawa founder Hafiz Saeed.

The dispute to gain the businessman’s resources worth Rs 6.19 crore used to be issued after the central probe agency got here across evidence that established his role in elevating funds and performing as a financial conduit for Hurriyat leaders, a assertion by the probe agency mandated to analyze financial crimes acknowledged.

The assertion acknowledged the central agency’s probe had moreover been ready to straight set aside that the Pakistan excessive fee used to be one channel of funding for the Kashmiri separatists.

During a search at the home of Watali’s cashier Ghulam Mohd, it seized a memoir that makes it determined that the businessman “used to be receiving money from Hafiz Saeed (Head of Jamaat-ud-Dawa), from ISI, from the Pakistan Excessive Commission at Original Delhi and moreover from a source based totally mostly in Dubai”, the ED assertion acknowledged.

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Zahoor Ahmad Shah Watali used to be remitting the same to the Hurriyat leaders, separatists and stone-throwers within the Kashmir valley. The memoir, the probe agency acknowledged, is signed by Watali.

ED initiated investigation below the Prevention of Money laundering Act (PMLA) based totally mostly on expenses sheet filed by National Investigation Agency (NIA) against a community of of us including Hafiz Saeed and Watali.

Watali alongside with other 9 accused are below judicial custody in Delhi’s Tihar Penal complex within the case fright funding and money laundering case investigated by the NIA.

First Published:
Apr 16, 2019 21: 04 IST

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