Mainstream politician Rashid Engineer was recently arrested by the NIA in a terror funding case. Now the role of a lawyer, Irfan Shafi Mir, has cropped up in a terror-related case, the NIA says.
Bengaluru: The various probes by the National Investigation Agency in the Valley have revealed the roles of the personalities from the mainstream in both terror and terror funding cases.
The NIA, it may be recalled, had recently arrested mainstream politician Rashid Engineer in a terror funding case. Now the role of a lawyer, Irfan Shafi Mir has cropped up in a terror related case, the NIA says.
New Delhi, Aug 02:The Enforcement Directorate has attached properties belonging to Kashmir businessman Zahoor Watali to the tune of Rs 1.73 crore. The ED action comes in the midst of a probe into the terror funding case, involving Lashkar-e-Tayiba chief, Hafiz Saeed.
It may be recalled that the ED had in April attached properties worth Rs 6.19 crore belonging to Watali and his family members. The attached assets consisting of immovable properties worth Rs. 1.48 crores in the name of family members of Zahoor Ahmad Shah Watali and balance available in the Bank Account of Zahoor Ahmad Shah Watali in Jammu & Kashmir Bank Ltd, New Delhi worth Rs. 25 lakh.
New Delhi, June 17: Asiya Andrabi collected funds from foreign sources to stoke violence in Jammu and Kashmir. The NIA during its probe learnt that Andrabi’s Duktaran-e-Milat had been organising protests by muslim women in the valley.
Asiya Andrabi was confronted with evidence regarding funding of educational expenses of her son in Malaysia from 2011 onwards through foreign remittances made by Zahoor Watali.
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 12:Taking the fight to the separatists and furthering its probe in the terror funding case, the Enforcement Directorate has attached a plush property belonging to Zahoor Watali.
His immovable property in Gurugram, Haryana was attached by the officials of the Enforcement Directorate under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act. The attached property is valued at Rs 1.3 crore.
Zahoor Watali continues to make startling claims. Earlier he had claimed that he had got Nawaz Sharif to attend the swearing in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Now he says that he offered to negotiate the Kargil conflict.
Kashmiri businessman, Zahoor Watali has been using diversionary tactics and throwing big names during his interrogation. Watali was arrested by the National Investigation Agency on the ground that he was a facilitator of the funds being sent by the ISI into the Kashmir Valley.
For the NIA the arrest of prominent businessman from Jammu and Kashmir, Zahoor Watali was a major shot in the arm. Watali has been accused of being a bridge between the ISI and the Kashmir separatists when it came to moving funds in a bid to spread terror and cause unrest
Zahoor Watali, who is suspected of acting as a conduit for illegally remitting funds to the separatists, terrorists and stone-pelters in Kashmir was arrested by the National Investigation Agency. The NIA is probing the Hurriyat terror funding case.