A court here has convicted Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist Bilal Ahmed Quta of money laundering and waging war against India and sentenced him to seven years in jail, said the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday.
The court also imposed a penalty of Rs 50,000 on Quta, alias Imran Jalal, for terror financing and money laundering.
A chargesheet was subsequently filed against Quta for possessing arms and explosives.
The ED's local office investigated the case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act in 2009 and ordered attachment of Rs 38,340 in cash found on Quta. It also booked Quta in 2009 for terror financing and confiscated the money.
The stringent PMLA law allows for a maximum of seven years imprisonment and a fine.
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