New Delhi, Apr 20: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has tightened the noose around the separatists of Kashmir in connection with the terror funding case. NIA officials say that this was a tough and tricky case as it involved dwelling in the various ways that the separatists and terrorists used to bring funds into the Valley and foment terror.
New Delhi, Apr 06: Terming them as undeserving, the Jammu and Kashmir state administration in consultation with the Centre has withdrawn security cover to 919 persons.
This move led to 2,768 police personnel and 389 vehicles to be used in providing security cover in other law and order duties in the state. The list of those persons who lost their security cover includes 22 separatists of J&K.
New Delhi, Mar 30: From attaching a house belonging to Kashmir separatist, Shabir Shah to imposing penalty on hawala operatives, the Enforcement Directorate continued its action in the terror funding case.
The Enforcement Directorate has identified several properties in Delhi and 30 in Jammu and Kashmir, which belong to the separatists. On Friday, the ED attached a property in Srinagar linked to separatist, Shabir Shah in connection with a 14 year old terror funding and money laundering case.
New Delhi, Mar 19: There is enough evidence to show that the separatists of Kashmir have indulged in anti-national operations, officials from the National Investigation Agency said.
New Delhi, Mar 19: Moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq did not appear before the NIA in New Delhi on Monday for questioning in connection with a terror funding case and said he was willing to be quizzed here as he fears for his security in the national capital.
New Delhi, Mar 16: Furthering the probe into terror financing in Jammu and Kashmir, the Income Tax department has unearthed property papers, jewellery and undisclosed cash to the tune of crores of rupees.
The department searched at least five locations in Kashmir. “These actions are part of the department’s continued drive against use of black money by disruptive elements in the state. The operations also send a message of deterrence and obviation to those intending to vitiate the democratic process of free and fair elections,” the IT department said.
New Delhi, Mar 13: The Enforcement Directorate will continue to attach properties of Kashmir separatists, in connection with the terror funding probe. Earlier this week, the ED attached a property belonging to Zahoor Watali, a fund manager for the separatists.
New Delhi, Mar 09: In the year 2011, an operative by the name Hira Lal was arrested for circulating money through hawala. He was picked up from a hotel in Srinagar where he was found to be in possession of fake currency.
New Delhi, Mar 09: Furthering its probe, the Enforcement Directorate is all set to attach the properties of the Kashmir separatists. The ED is currently probing charges of money laundering against the separatists.
The move comes just days after the National Investigation Agency carried out searches at premises of separatists, including Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, in connection with a case related to funding to terror and separatists groups in Jammu and Kashmir.
New Delhi, Feb 18: The government has scrapped the security provided to separatists in Jammu and Kashmir. The state administration withdrew the security cover and all other government facilities which were given to Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Abdul Ghani Bhat, Bilal Lone, Hashim Qureshi and Shabir Shah.