Lashkar aide arrested with hawala money in Rajouri

March 15th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI  

By Tahir Nadeem Khan
Jammu, Mar 15 (ANI): A financial coordinator of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) was arrested and Rs 50,000 in hawala money recovered from his possession in Jammu and Kashmir’’s Rajouri District, police sources said here. ””Based on specific information about the movement of LeT aide Nazir Ahmed, resident of Bathoi, Tehsil Mahore, district Reasi along with hawala money, a team of SOG conducted a raid and arrested him from village Pangai in Thannamandi area of Rajouri district last night,”” said Dy. S.P. operation Rajouri Farooq Qaiser.
He said hawala money Rs 50,000 was also recovered from his possession, which he collected from Thannamandi area and had to deliver it to Lashkar militants in Reasi district.
””Nazir was involved in transferring hawala money between LeT militants operating in Reasi and Rajouri districts,”” police official said.
Arrested aide Ahmed said that the money was supposed to be handed over to two militants — Abu Noman and Abdul Rehman.
Police have registered a case under various sections of Unlawful Activities Prevention (Amendment) Act against him in the Thanamandi police station. (ANI)

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