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Was in ‘regular’ touch with Hafiz Saeed, separatist leader Shabir Shah confesses to ED

Separatist Leader Shabir Shah Confessed During Interrogation That He Was In A Regular Touch With 26/11 Mastermind And JuD Chief Hafiz Saeed, Said Enforcement Directorate.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Shashikant Sharma | Updated on: 23 Sep 2017, 04:50:33 PM
Was in ‘regular’ touch with Hafiz Saeed, Separatist leader Shabir Shah confesses to ED

New Delhi:

Separatist leader Shabir Shah confessed during interrogation that he was in a "regular" touch with 26/11 mastermind and JuD chief Hafiz Saeed, said Enforcement Directorate.

Shah revealed he was in regular contact with LeT founder Hafiz Saeed and had last spoken to the terrorist in January this year.

The Enforcement Directorate filed a chargesheet against Shah in a Delhi Court on Saturday. In the chargesheet, ED said the Separatist leader has revealed his links with hawala operators in Pakistan, who were laundering money to fund militancy and unrest in Kashmir,

According to the reports, Shah told ED that he was paying a 3 percent commission to Pakistan hawala operators for laundering money.

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Earlier in July this year, Shabir Shah was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with over a decade-old money laundering case against him for alleged terror funding.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) had issued multiple summons to Shah, but he never deposed before the central investigating agency.

The ED had registered a criminal case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) against Shah and his another Aslam Wani.

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First Published : 23 Sep 2017, 04:07:59 PM