The central probe agency's move comes after the specific input that some Delhi-based individuals were receiving funds from FIF operatives based abroad and were using the same to further the terror activities.
NIA conducted searches on September 25 at the premises of Mohammad Salman at Nizamuddin, Mohd Salim alias Mama at Daryaganj and Rajaram and Company at Kucha Ghasiram in New Delhi area and seized Rs one crore and fifty six lakh cash, Rs 43,000 in Nepali currency, 14 mobiles phones, 5 pen drives and several incriminating documents.
Following the seizure of incriminating material, NIA has arrested three persons FIF operative Mohd. Salman,hawala conduit Mohd Salim alias Mama and Hawala courier Sajjad Abdul Wani who is resident of Srinagar.
Central investigation agency had registered a case on July 2 under various section of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act after the specific information against Falah-e-Insaniyat Foundation.
During NIA's investigation,it emerged that one Mohammad Salman, a resident of Nizamuddin, New Delhi, has been in regular touch with one Dubai-based Pakistani national, who in turn is connected with the Deputy Chief of Falah-e-Insaniyat Foundation, a front-end organisation of proscribed terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).
"The accused person has been receiving funds, being sent by FIF operators and his associates, through Hawala operators. Accused persons along with other persons in various countries including Pakistan, UAE are sending money through Hawala to India to further their nefarious activities and create unrest in India and carry out the terrorist activities", the probing agency said.
Falah-e-Insaniyat Foundation is a Lahore, Pakistan based organization established by Jamat-ud-Dawa. It is a front-end organisation of Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT), a terror organisation proscribed under UAPA.It was founded in 1990 by Hafiz Mohammad Saeed, who is designated as Global Terrorist by the USA.
FIF is placed on the list of terrorist organisations as per entry 33 in the First Schedule to the UAPA read with Prevention and Suppression of Terrorism (Implementation of Security Council Resolutions) Order 2016.
Falah-e-Insaniyat Foundation was also designated as a Terrorist entity by USA in 2010.
"Investigation is continuing to unearth the larger conspiracy, to collect evidence and to arrest the other accused persons", the official statement said.(UNI)