SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday said it busted a militant funding module of Lashkar e Toiba (LeT) outfit in Jammu.
A police spokesman in a statement said, “On the basis of information received from a reliable source, SOG Jammu and Army have busted a militant funding module of the Lashkar-e-Toiba.”
The spokesman in a statement said that initial information revealed that banned organization Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) had activated a module of its members for carrying out activities in J&K particularly in the Jammu region and in furtherance to this, delivery of funds was to take place in Jammu.
“On this information, a team of SOG Jammu and Peer Mitha Police apprehended one Mubashir Bhat son of Farooq Ahmed Bhat a resident of Sazan Doda who is a part of the same module and had been tasked by the handlers from across to visit Jammu and collect a consignment of hawla money for further use by the terrorists and their supporters,” said the spokesman.
“During the search of the person, one Bag containing 1.5 lakh Rupees was recovered, which was concealed in a tiffin box. Initial questioning revealed that the money was sent by Haroon; self-styled commander of LeT from Pakistan to be delivered to the militants through their overground workers in Doda,” he said.
“A case has been registered in Peer Mitha Police Station under section 17, 18, 20, 21, 38 and 40 of UAP Act 1967 and further investigation of the case is going on to unearth it’s linkages, modus operandi, etc,” said a police spokesman in a statement.