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Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah arrested by ED in Srinagar

The development comes hours after a Delhi court sent seven Kashmiri separatist, including the son-in-law of Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, to 10 days' NIA custody in a terror funding case.

Written by: India TV News Desk, Srinagar [ Updated: July 26, 2017 8:03 IST ]
Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah arrested in Srinagar
Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah arrested in Srinagar

The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday arrested Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah from Srinagar in connection with a money laundering case.

According to reports, Shah, founder and president of the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (JKDFP), will be handed over to the Enforcement Directorate tomorrow.

Reports also say that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) will question him once he is brought to Delhi.

Meanwhile, another separatist leader Yasin Malik has been kept under house arrest.

 

Earlier, the ED had issued fresh summons to Shah in connection with an over a decade-old case of money laundering registered against him for alleged terror financing.

The development comes hours after a Delhi court sent seven Kashmiri separatist, including the son-in-law of Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, to 10 days' NIA custody in a terror funding case.

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