Terror funding accused imprisoned in India

In an effort to combat the terrorism and the financing related to terrorist activities Indian agencies are coming down heavily against the Terrorists in the Kashmir Valley. Mohammed Sidiq Ganai, Ghulam Jeelani Liloo and Farooq Ahmad Dagga -the three terrorists associated with Ghulam Mohammed Bhat, who is a close aide of Hurriyat Leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani were arrested by the Indian enforcement agencies.

The 2011 terror funding case pertains to amount of more than Rs.4.57 crores sent through hawala channels by militants based in Pakistan and Saudi Arabia to Jammu and Kashmir.

The chargesheet filed by National Investigation Agency of India (also called as NIA) alleged that Shahid was collecting funds from Aijaz Bhat, a Srinagar resident, now based in Saudi Arabia and a Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist, on the direction of his father Salahuddin, who is based in Pakistan.

A sum of Rs 20 lakhs was seized from the main accused Ghulam Mohammed Bhat and Rs 100,000 were recovered from the accused Mohammed Sidiq Ganai, while Rs 10,000 were recovered from the other two accused Ghulam Geelani Liloo and Farooq Ahmed Dagga