Enforcement Directorate today arrested Aslam Wani, a close aide of separatist leader Shabir Shah in a money laundering case. Official sources said, Wani was nabbed from Srinagar with the help of Jammu and Kashmir police. He will be brought to Delhi for interrogation.
Recently, the agency had arrested Shabir Shah for his role in anti-national activities and terror funding into India through hawala channels from countries like Pakistan. Currently, he is in custodial interrogation.
A suspected Bangladeshi terrorist associated with Islamic extremist group Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) has been arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) from Muzaffarnagar. Abdullah Al Mamoon was arrested from Kutesara locality in Charthawal area of Muzaffarnagar district today. IG, ATS, Asim Arun said, he was living in the area for the past one month and earlier was residing in Deoband area of Saharanpur since 2011. The IG said, he had also got his Aadhar card and passport prepared on fake identity.
The officer said, Abdullah was involved in preparing fake identity proofs of terrorists especially of Bangladesh and help them get safe hideouts in India.
ABT is an al Qaeda inspired Islamic extremist group in Bangladesh. ATS teams of Saharanpur, Muzaffarnagar and local police of Shamli are conducting searches after his arrest.
In it’s continuous drive against the terrorist activities in the State ATS has arrested Abdullah. A search operation is underway in three districts of Saharanpur, Muzaffarnagar and Shamli. Abdullah was active from last six years in the country. Earlier he was operating from Deoband in Saharanpur but later on shifted to Muzaffarnagar. He had get fake Aadhar Card and Passport during his illegal stay in India.
Police has also recovered four stamps of officers of district administration from him. ATS has also raided the locations of his one helping hand Faizan at Deoband and has recovered banned and objectionable literature. He informed the police that Faizan is also from Bangaladesh. Police has also called other three persons for interrogation.