New Delhi, Aug 6: The Enforcement Directorate on Sunday arrested a close aide of Kashmiri separatist Shabir Shah from Srinagar in connection with terror funding case.
Arrested person has been identified as Aslam Wani and will be brought to Delhi later in a day.
The criminal case against Shah and Wani has been registered under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).
Aslam Wani, close aide of separatist Shabir Shah arrested by ED from Srinagar in connection with terror funding case; will brought to Delhi. pic.twitter.com/K2HcjJNtXv
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Wani is a suspected hawala dealer and was earlier arrested by the Delhi Police in 2015, that time Wani had claimed that he had passed on Rs 2.25 crore to Shabir Shah.
Kashmiri separatist Shah was arrested by the ED a day after seven Hurriyat leaders were taken into custody of the National Investigating Agency (NIA) in a case of alleged terror funding in the Valley to sponsor terror activities and stone-pelting protests in the Kashmir Valley.