How Pakistan used almonds to fund terror and back-stab India’s good-will on LoC trade

New Delhi, Oct 04: The National Investigation Agency conducted searches at multiple locations in Jammu and Kashmir at the premises of suspected Line of Control traders.

The case was registered by the NIA in 2016. The LoC trade between India and Pakistan was started in 2008 as part of a confidence building measure between Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan occupied Kashmir. The trade was based on barter system and third party origin goods were not allowed. The instant case is related to the large scale transfer of funds from Pakistan to India through the import of California Almonds (badam-giri) and other items via the Cross LoC Trade Facilitation Centres (TFCs) located at Salamabad, Uri, District Baramulla and Chakkan-Da-Bag, District Poonch. These funds were purportedly being used for fomenting terrorism / separatism in Jammu & Kashmir.

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Naxals using levy amounts to fund terror, attack security forces, kill innocents: NIA

New Delhi, Jan 12: The National Investigation has filed a chargesheet in connection with an extortion case involving the naxalites.

Charges have been filed against Manoj Kumar Yadav, Krishna Da, Sunil Manjhi and Manoj Kumar Choudhary, all residents of Giridih in Jharkhand. 

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Terror funding: NIA raids 9 places, including trust owned by newspaper owner

New Delhi, Oct 28: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) carried out raids in 9 different places in Srinagar in connection with a terror funding case.

Officials tell OneIndia that the searches were carried out at a trust owned by a newspaper owner and also at the premises of NGOs in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. 

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FATF: Now China, Saudi Arabia set new deadline for Pakistan

FATFNew Delhi, Feb 20: In a major development, China has joined India and the US to send a strong message to Pakistan to act on terror funding.

Saudi Arabia too has joined the above mentioned countries and has told Pakistan to complete its commitments on action against terror funding and money laundering given by the Financial Action Task Force.

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