The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has reportedly arrested Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin’s son in connection with a 2011 terror funding case on Tuesday.
It was reported that 42-year-old Shahid Yousuf was charged by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) for “receiving and collecting funds through international wire money transfer” from Saudi Arabia based Aizaz Ahmad Bhat.
It was further discovered that Aizaz Ahmad Bhat is a member of the of the Pakistan-based terror group.
The NIA said in a statement, “The money was being wire transferred to Shahid Yousuf by Bhat”.
The National Investigation Agency alleged to Shahid Yousuf of having telephonic contact with Bhat from India.
An NIA spokesperson said in a statement, “He was summoned for questioning to Delhi on Tuesday after initial rounds his role was conclusively established in the case and so we arrested him”.
Sources told the authorities that to Shahid Yousuf have received the money from the Western Union.
Shahid Yousuf has accepted the money through the Western Union by Aijaz based in Saudi Arabia.
Adding further to this NIA spokesperson said, “We have all the documents on money transfers as well as call details. It is on the basis of this irrefutable evidence that we have gone ahead with Yusuf’s arrest”.