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ED files chargesheet against Kashmiri separatist leader for terror funding

Shabir Shah was arrested by the ED on July 25

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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The (ED) today filed a charge sheet against separatist leader and a suspected hawala dealer in connection with a 2005 money laundering case filed against him for alleged terror financing.

The final report, filed before Additional Sessions Judge Sidharth Sharma, also named the alleged hawala dealer Mohammed Alsam Wani, who is in judicial custody along with Shah.

The case dates back to August 2005 in which the Delhi Police's Special Cell had earlier arrested Wani.

Wani had then claimed that he had given Rs 2.25 crore to Shah, following which the had registered a criminal case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) against the duo.

Shah was arrested by the on July 25. The agency arrested Wani on August 6.

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First Published: Sat, September 23 2017. 17:14 IST