New Delhi, Nov 18 The National Investigation Agency in its chargesheet against an Indian Mujahideen operative said that the outfit was getting funds from Pakistan. The chargesheet against Abdul Wahid Siddibappa details the mannner in which funds were being channelised to the accused persons.
Another point of interest in the chargesheet is with regard to a meeting in Dubai that had taken place in which it was decided that terror attacks would be carried out in India. The meeting that took place in 2010 was attended by senior members of the Indian Mujahideen. The meeting was chaired by Iqbal Bhatkal, the brother of Riyaz Bhatkal who is one of the founders of the Indian Mujahideen.
It was during that meeting that Siddibappa was assigned the role of channelising funds. Siddibappa according to the NIA did a through job. He would move funds from Pakistan to India via Dubai. If the operative on the ground was unable to collect the funds, it would be moved to the family members, the NIA states.
The NIA states that he subsequently supplied funds to Indian Mujahideen cadres in India for carrying out subversive activities. In order to facilitate this, he was stationed at Dubai. Absconding accused, Riyaz Bhatkal, stationed in Pakistan, who is also a relative of Abdul Wahid Siddibapa used to supply funds to Dubai which were received by the accused, Abdul Wahid Siddibapa. He further used to supply the same to IM cadres in India, such as Yasin Bhatkal and his associates, the NIA states.
The NIA says that a total of 30 Indian Mujahideen members have been chargesheeted by them. There are more on the radar says an NIA officer to OneIndia. The investigation against the Indian Mujahideen is an ongoing one, the NIA also states.