OGW held with 2.5 lakh 'Hawala' money in Jammu

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Jammu, Oct 11 (UNI) One person with 'hawala' money was arrested near Jhajjar Kotli, 35 kilometers from here, police sources today said.

The arrest was made on tip-off, they said. Sleuths of Special Operation Group (SOG) led by SP operations Mubashir Latifi, conducted a raid and arrested one Manzoor Ahmed Mir (25), resident of Chalat in Arnas of Reasi district, the police added.

''The over ground worker (OGW) was arrested while he was travelling in a bus and an amount of RS 2,54,000 of the 'hawala' money was recovered from his possession, the sources told UNI.

However, the consignment was to be handed over to Hizb-ul-Mujaheedin (HM) 'district commander', operating in Mahore tehsil of Reasi district, the police sources said, asserting, ''The arrested OGW was being interrogated and arrest of more persons with the hawala money is on cards for having links with the militant outfits.


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