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ED files money laundering case against Pakistani terror group

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The (ED) on Saturday registered a case against Falah-e-Foundation (FIF), a Pakistani terror group, for their involvement in laundering through various channels.

A senior ED said that the case was registered under sections of the Prevention of Laundering Act (PMLA) on the basis of a case registered by the (NIA) in September 2018.

The financial probe agency will try to establish trail and to identify proceeds of that are suspected to be generated out of the criminal activities from the accused.

On September 26, 2018, the NIA has arrested from south Delhi's Nizamuddin area who was in regular touch with a Dubai-based Pakistani national, who in turn was connected with the of FIF, a front-end organisation of proscribed terror group (LeT).

According to the NIA case, Salman was alleged to have received funds from operators through channels.

The NIA in its FIR claimed that the accused and other persons reportedly received money illegally from various people in and the and these funds were utilised to carry out terrorist activities and to create unrest in

The agency has recovered and seized cash amounting to Rs 1.56 lakh, Nepali currency worth Rs 43,000, 14 mobiles phones, five pen drives and other incriminating documents.

Besides Salman, the NIA has also arrested conduit Mohammad Salim aka Mama, a resident of central Delhi's Daryaganj, and Srinagar-based hawala courier

According to the NIA, is a Lahore-based organisation established by the and acts as a front for the LeT.

It was founded in 1990 by Hafiz Saeed, the mastermind of the 2008 terror attack.

--IANS

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First Published: Sat, February 09 2019. 15:16 IST
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