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SRINAGAR — State Investigation Agency, Kashmir on Friday said that it has presented a charge sheet against a Srinagar man for receiving funds through Hawala money and distributing the same amongst active militants and families/kiths and kins of the killed militants in Jammu and Kashmir.

As per details, a case FIR No. 09/2021 under relevant sections of law was lodged at Police Station CIK (SIA) Kashmir last year following some credible inputs about Hawala money being pumped in from Gulf countries, SIA said in a statement to news agency Kashmir Dot Com.

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The investigation was set into motion for the logical conclusion of the case for judicial determination.

The investigation conducted has revealed that the accused namely Hammad Farooq son of Farooq Ahmad Tramboo, a resident of Kagazgari Mohalla, Nowshera, Srinagar had developed links with militants through social media and in pursuance of a criminal conspiracy hatched with the militants, he received funds through Hawala using Bank channels maintained by him at ICICI Bank, Branch Mcleodganj, Himachal Pradesh from Saudi Arabia and Oman, it said.

It also surfaced that after receiving funds through Hawala, he distributed the same amongst active militants and families/kiths and kins of the killed militants, they said.

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“It is pertinent to mention here that the militants from across the border by using cyberspace are motivating the youth of Kashmir to receive and raise funds through their accounts to support militants and other subversive activities,” it added.

On Friday, a charge sheet of the case was produced for judicial determination before the Court of Special Judge designated under the NIA Act (TADA/POTA), Srinagar, the statement added.

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