J&K terror financing case: ED attaches Rs17 lakh deposits
The Enforcement Directorate has attached cash and bank deposits worth over Rs 17 lakh in connection with a money laundering case linked to financing of
terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir.
The agency said the money was received by three people, identified as Irshad Ahmed Qureshi, Irshad Ahmad Hajjam and Firdous Ahmad Wani of Baramulla and other areas, from the terror group Hizbul Mujahideen in 2009 for "utilising in terror activities".
It said it issued a provisional order on Tuesday attaching Rs 17,73,914 cash and bank deposits which was seized by the police from the three. The ED had registered a criminal case to probe terror financing angle in this instance under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), based on a J&K Police FIR of 2009.