Kashmiri freedom fighters getting funding from Saudi Arabia: Indian NIA


NEW DELHI - Indian National Investigation Agency (NIA) today questioned six people in connection with the 2011 terror funding case.

The anti-terror probe agency grilled them on details of suspecting hawala money with links to Saudi Arabia.

Speaking to India Today, a top officer of NIA said, "There were financial transactions made where money was sent from absconders namely Maqbool Pandit and Aijaz Maqbool wanted in our 2011 terror funding case. We have asked them to explain the account transactions."

The old case of 2011 was revived last year after NIA claimed new evidence was found.

The first investigation of terror funding in the Valley began in December 2010, when Delhi Police put two numbers on intercepts.

Arrested men were actively involved with conduits in Saudi Arabia to fund militant gangs and activities. Money being routed Saudi Arabia and other countries.

In 2011, the case was handed over to NIA. Aijaz Maqbool another player in Saudi Arabia played a key role in sending hawala money.

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