SOURCE: TIMES NOW
The Enforcement Directorate has filed a prosecution complaint against Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief Muhammad Hafiz Saeed, his deputy Shahid Mehmood, Mohd. Kamran, a Dubai based Pakistani, Delhi based hawala operator Mohd. Salim and one Mohd. Salman in money laundering probe against LeT’s financial arm Falah-e-Insaniyat (FIF) Foundation.
As per an ED official, the agency filed a chargesheet against them under Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 in the terror funding case.
The case has been registered on the basis of the chargesheet filed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) against Salman, Salim and Kamran under several sections of the IPC and the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act.
Funds routed from Pakistan and Dubai to India
During the probe, it was found that funds were re-routed from Pakistan to Dubai and further to India through hawala channels.
“Salman was the recipient of funds sent by Kamran and his associates Abdul Aziz Behlim and Arif Gulambashir Dharampuria, in Dubai,” IANS quoted an official as saying.
Apart from this, incriminating documents were seized from the house of Salman, Salim and Dharampuria during the searches conducted by NIA with an email correspondence indicating that these hawala transactions were made by Mohammad Uzair to Kamran after receiving instructions from Salman.
Salman used these funds, coming through FIF operators from abroad, for construction of a Masjid at Uttawar in Haryana’s Palwal and marriages of poor girls in and around the area of village Uttawar.
JuD’s Falah-e-Insaniyat gave funds
The ED identified properties worth Rs 4.69 crore amassed through the proceeds of crime and three immovable property of accused Salman worth Rs 73.12 lakh located in New Delhi has been attached.
Salman and Salim are currently under judicial custody.
FIF, a Pakistan-based “charity” organisation established by Jamat-ud-Dawa and designated as a terrorist organisation by the United Nations in 2012, was founded by Hafiz Saeed, the head of LeT and JuD.