Separatist leader Shabir Shah summoned by Enforcement Directorate

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New Delhi, Aug 23: The Enforcement Directorate will question Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.

The case is in relation to a charge that money to the tune of Rs 2.25 crore had been passed on to Shah.

Shabir Shah

The ED which is probing the case will question Shah, sources inform OneIndia. An official with the ED confirmed that summons had been issued to Shah.

In the year 2005, the Delhi police had arrested a person by the name Mohammad Wani who had said that he had passed on money to Shah.‎

Wani an alleged hawala operative had received money from the Gulf. He had claimed that money had to be delivered to Shah and also an operative of the Jaish-e-Mohammad.

The ED will now question Shah on the basis of the allegations made by Wani. The ED is finding out if terror funds had been parked with Shah.

The ED would also seek to know if funds were sent to him in various installments and what the motive behind receiving the money.

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