- As a conduit, Mohammad Yasin used to obtain cash from overseas sources and cross it on to terrorist operatives within the Valley.
- Mohammad Yasin revealed throughout interrogation that the hawala cash was being despatched by means of South Africa to Surat and Mumbai in India.
- “Muhammad Yasin is a crucial hyperlink for the transportation of funds from completely different components of India to Jammu and Kashmir,” it mentioned in an announcement.
The accused had allegedly contributed to the financing of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Al-Badr terrorist teams.
The accused, recognized as Mohammad Yasin, was arrested from Jammu bus stand with terror funding quantity of Rs 10 lakh.
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“Mohammed Yaseen has been apprehended whereas working as an agent in hawala transactions associated to funding of terrorist organizations Lashkar and Al Badr. On 17 August 2022, Mohammad Yasin forwarded Abdul Hamid Mir, a terror operative from Jammu and Kashmir. 10 lakh to be used in terrorist actions within the state. On this regard, J&Okay Police has filed FIR No. 37/2022, dated 18/08/2022, Part 13/17/18/40 UA(P) Act , PS, Bus Stand, Jammu and Abdul Hameed Mir resident of Mendhar, Poonch, J&Okay has been arrested from Jammu Bus Stand with terror funding quantity of Rs 10 lakh.
As well as, officers disclosed that illegally funded funds from overseas sources have been used to finance terrorism-related actions within the Valley.
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“This quantity was given to the operatives of the banned terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba and Al Badr in Jammu and Kashmir. Mohammad Yasin is a crucial hyperlink for the transportation of funds from completely different components of India to Jammu and Kashmir. Lately, He acquired Rs 24 lakhs despatched from South Africa by means of hawala, out of which he transferred Rs 17 lakhs by means of two completely different couriers to terror operatives in Jammu and Kashmir. To the arrested accused Abdul Hamid Mir. Rs 10 lakh given by him, has been confiscated by the J&Okay Police. Whereas the remaining Rs 7 lakh has been recovered from his home throughout searches.”
The arrest was made on the idea of data acquired from central companies and the Jammu and Kashmir Police about an individual concerned in financing terrorist actions from Meena Bazar in Delhi. Due to this fact, a raiding staff was fashioned and deployed in and round Meena Bazar, Delhi and the proprietor of the institution was apprehended on 18 August.
A cell phone and Rs 7 lakh have been recovered from the accused.