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Hurriyat leader held with Rs 95,000 hawala cash

PTI  Jammu, June 18, 2013
First Published: 15:01 IST(18/6/2013) | Last Updated: 20:25 IST(18/6/2013)

A Hurriyat Conference (Mirwaiz group) leader has been arrested with alleged hawala cash of nearly Rs. 1 lakh recovered from his possession, police said on Tuesday.

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Police intercepted Farooq Ahmad's car on Monday at Thanamandi in Rajouri district with a search of the vehicle yielding Rs. 95,000 in cash, a police official said.

Ahmad, who was arrested following the discovery, is now being questioned to ascertain the source of the money and its destination, police added.

A case has been registered at Thanamandi police station as the investigation continues in the matter, police said.

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