Shabir Shah a Politician, Founder and President of the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (JKDFP). He was arrested by the police to be handed over to the Enforcement Directorate.
Enforcement Directorate investigates the money laundering crimes in India. Shabir Shah will be questioned by the Enforcement Directorate on his role in Terrorist Financing and Laundering Money through the Hawaladar. Shah will also be questioned by the National Investigation Agency (NIA).
The central agency issued several summons to Shabir Shah with reference to the case filed in August 2005. The Delhi Police’s Special Cell had arrested Mohammed Aslam Wani who was alleged hawala trader. Aslam Wani had claimed that he had passed on Rs 2.25 crore to Shabir Shah.
Shah’s arrest comes a day after arrest of the 7 Hurriyat leaders who were involved in receiving terrorist funding from Pakistan for provoking violence in Kashmir.