Assets worth Rs 7.32 lakh attached of Top Terror financer in J&K

Last Modified Tuesday, 30 June 2020 (19:38 IST)
New Delhi:(ED) on Tuesday said that it has attached assets
worth Rs 7.32 lakh under (PMLA) of Aijaz Hussain Khawaja  in terror funding case.
The attached assets consist of a portion of a residential flat at Jangpura in New Delhi and balances in the bank account held by the accused's wife. 
 
Khawaja, a Baramulla resident, was apprehended in 2006 with one bag containing 2.05 Kg RDX  explosive,Rs 49 lakhs in cash by Delhi Police Special Cell and he was  convicted with seven years of imprisonment under section 5(b) of Explosive Substances Act  along with Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act wherein  and the cash of Rs 49 lakhs were also confiscated by the trial Court. 
 
Investigation under revealed that accused was operating as a Hawala operator for financing various terror related illegal activities in Jammu and Kashmir.
 
"Out of such illegal hawala operation, he had generated proceeds of crime to the tune of Rs 8.50 lakhs during that period and he was also in touch with Muktiar Ahmed Bhatt alias Ahmed ,a Pakistan based Lashakr e-Taiba (LeT)  operative in league with Pakistan ISI) to undertake hawala transactions or dealings for various separatists  and militant activities",  the said.(UNI)