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Kashmir terror funding: Here’s the list of those chargesheeted by NIA

Seven separatists leaders and businessmen are among those chargesheeted for funding terror activities in Jammu and Kashmir

india Updated: Jan 18, 2018 14:02 IST
Rajesh Ahuja
Rajesh Ahuja
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
NIA,Syed Salahuddin,Hafiz Saeed
Hizbul Mujahideen leader Syed Salahuddin is among those chargesheeted by the NIA on Wednesday.(File photo)

The Lashkar-e-Taiba chief, Hafiz Saeed , and Hizbul Mujahideen leader Syed Salahuddin are among the 12 people chargesheeted by the NIA on Thursday in connection with a case of funding of terror activities in Jammu and Kashmir.

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) filed the 1,279- page chargesheet before a designated court in New Delhi and sought permission to continue its probe. Here’s the list of those chargesheeted:

*Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed.

*Hizbul Mujahideen head Syed Salahuddin.

*Aftab Ahmad Shah@ Shahid-ul-Islam, media advisor and strategist of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (Mirwaiz Umar Farooq faction).

*Altaf Ahmad Shah @ Fantoosh, son-in-law of Hurriyat hawk Syed Ali Shah Geelani and public relations officer at Tehreek-e-Hurriyat as well as secretary and strategist in the Hurriyat (Geelani faction).

*Nayeem Ahmad Khan, chairman of National Front, which is a constituent of the Hurriyat.

*Farooq Ahmad Dar alias Bitta Karate, chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (R), which is also a constituent of the Hurriyat (Geelani faction).

*Mohammad Akbar Khanday, spokesman of Hurriyat (Geelani faction).

*Raja Mehrajuddin Kalwal, office-bearer of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat and a fund-raiser for the Hurriyat.

*Bashir Ahmad Bhat alias Peer Saifullah, personal assistant of Geelani as well as secretary of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat.

*Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Ahmad Shah Watali, alleged Hawala conduit.

*Two alleged stone pelters – Kamran Yusuf and Javed Ahmed Bhat.

First Published: Jan 18, 2018 13:31 IST