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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
Hizbul Mujahideen leader Syed Salahuddin is among those chargesheeted by the NIA on Wednesday.
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.