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Hurriyat leader held with Rs 14 lakh cash at Srinagar airport

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

A was intercepted at the airport on Sunday for allegedly carrying over Rs 14 lakh "unaccounted" cash, officials said.

Aga Syed Hasan Mosavi, a noted Shia leader, was briefly detained by the police after he landed here from with the cash of Rs 14.38 lakh. It is suspected to be unaccounted and has been seized in view of the election season, the officials said.

The case has been transferred to the and Mousavi has been summoned before an investigating on Monday, the officials said.

The is looking to ascertain the source of the cash, which is primarily believed to be from a Shia organisation based in Iran, the officials added.

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First Published: Sun, April 14 2019. 22:35 IST