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Terror funding: CBI court to continue hearing case filed by NIA

Terror funding: CBI court to continue hearing case filed by NIA

New Delhi [India]: A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court will on Wednesday continue hearing case filed by National Investigation Agency (NIA) against 12 people, including Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed, for allegedly funding anti-national activities in the Kashmir Valley.

On January 18, the NIA filed a charge sheet in the special court against them under sections 120B, 121, 121A and 124A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and sections 13, 16, 17, 18, 20, 38, 39 and 40 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.

The names of Syed Salahuddin, Aftab Ahmad Shah, Nayeem Khan, Farooq Ahmad Dar, Mohammad Akbar Khanday, Raja Mehrajuddin Kalwal, Bashir Ahmad Bhat, Zahoor Watali, Kamran Yusuf, Javed Ahmed Bhat have been listed in the charge sheet.

The NIA registered a case in May 2017 and conducted search operations at over 60 locations. (ANI)