J&K: 3 arrested for supplying money to terrorists through hawala
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Last Updated: Friday, May 06, 2011, 18:15
Srinagar: Three persons were on Friday arrested for supplying funds to terrorists through hawala and over Rs three lakh cash was recovered from their possession in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

"Kulgam police achieved a major success in unearthing a hawala racket of raising and distributing money for various terrorist activities in the south Kashmir district," a police spokesman said.

Acting on specific information, the spokesman said a checkpoint was established by police and 18th Battalion of CRPF and the three persons were arrested and hawala money to the tune of Rs 3.18 lakh was recovered from their possession.

They were identified as Javaid Ahmad Shah, Nazir Ahmad Wagay and Manzoor Ahmad Lone, he said.

The trio used to receive money through the illegal channel on the direction of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Nazir Ahmad Lone who is presently based in Pakistan occupied Kashmir and is a brother of Manzoor Ahmad Lone, he said.

The spokesman said a case under section 17 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act has been registered against the three accued persons.


First Published: Friday, May 06, 2011, 18:15

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