NIA raid: A clampdown on terror fund

NIA raid: A clampdown on terror fund
NIA raid: A clampdown on terror fund (Photo Credit: Deccanchronicle)

NIA carried out a raid on the Separatists for allegedly receiving humungous funds from Pakistan for undertaking terror activists In India. The clampdown was launched at fourteen places in Kashmir and eight places in Delhi & Haryana by NIA.

The raid was carried on Saturday at the homes of separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s close aides and relatives and other members of Hurriyat Conference and also on around eight hawala leaders and traders in Delhi. The places in Delhi where the raid was carried out by NIA are Greater Kailash, Pitampura and Ballimaran in Chandni Chowk, whereas it was Sonepat in Haryana.

The NIA has so far recovered 1.25 crore. The National Investigation Agency had begun its inquiry into the allegation of funding to the Kashmiri separatist by Pakistan-based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) on 20th May after the confession of Hurriyat Conference leader Nayeem Khan. This affirmation was long held by the intelligence agency of India. Following the confession by Nayeen khan in a TV sting operation, he was suspended from the Hurriyat Conference.

The money allegedly received form Hafiz Saeed, the chief of Pakistan-based terror Lashker-e-Taiba (LeT) is used by the separatist to carry out subversive activities in the Kashmir Valley, to trigger violent protests and arson in Kashmir besides pelting stones at security forces.

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has revealed that millions of rupees are generated by the Pakistan-based terror groups in donations through their charity organizations to finance terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir.

Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation (FIF) is one such organization and in fact is of the major and fastest growing Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) in Pakistan, which garners money from people to fund terrorists. FIF is a charity which is run by terror groups named Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT