NIA arrests Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin’s son


New Delhi, Oct 24: The National Investigation Agency on Tuesday nabbed Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin’s son Syed Shahid Yusuf over terror funding case in Jammu and Kashmir.

Yusuf was arrested today in Delhi after he was called for interrogation at the NIA (National Investigation Agency) headquarters in an old case of terror funding registered in 2011.

This comes a day after Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday announced the decision to start a dialogue process in Jammu and Kashmir and named former Intelligence Bureau Director Dineshwar Sharma as its representative for the talks with all stakeholders in the state.

As per the agency official, probe revealed that one of the accused, Ghulam Mohammad Bhat, based in Syria, had allegedly transferred money to Yusuf on Syed Salahuddin’s orders between 2011 and 2014.

Wefornews Bureau 


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