New Delhi, September 17
The Enforcement Directorate has made Kashmiri separatist chief Shabir Shah’s spouse Bilquis Shah an accused in a 2005 case of cash laundering for alleged terror financing in opposition to him and alleged hawala seller Mohammad Aslam Wani.
The probe company named her as an accused in its supplementary cost sheet filed within the case on Wednesday.
Additional Sessions Judge Dharmender Rana will take up the matter for on November 10.
In its cost sheet filed by ED’s particular public prosecutors NK Matta and Rajeev Awasthi, the company mentioned that there was ample proof in opposition to Bilquis.
The cost sheet has been filed underneath sections three and 4 Prevention of Money Laundering Act.
The ED had earlier filed a cost sheet in opposition to Shabir Shah and Aslam Wani.
It alleged that Wani was requested by Shah to “work for him (on a commission basis) in collecting hawala money from Delhi and deliver to him at Srinagar”.
The case dates again to August 2005 by which Delhi Police’s Special Cell had earlier arrested Wani.
Wani had then claimed that he had given Rs 2.25 crore to Shah, following which the ED had registered a legal case underneath PMLA in opposition to the 2 in 2007. PTI