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The NIA today filed a charge sheet against Syed Shahid Yusuf, son of Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin, in a 2011 terror funding case.
Federal authorities charged the men in 2015, along with a fourth who pleaded guilty last year.
Watali, who was arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on charges of receiving funds from Pakistan to sponsor terror activities and stone-pelting in Kashmir, is at present lodged in Tihar
Shakeel Yusuf, a Medical Assistant at Srinagar's Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, was questioned along with the five others at the NIA's headquarters in south Delhi.
The case pertains to alleged extortion by groups such as NSCN(K), NSCN(IM) and Naga National Council from at least 14 government departments.
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a global body that combats terrorist financing and money laundering, took the decision on Friday to put Pakistan on the grey list for terror financing.
The U.S. and Britain had jointly submitted a letter to the FATF, nominating Pakistan for placement on watch list.
In a major political and economic blow to Pakistan, the Financial Action Task Force has added the country’s name to the grey list of terror-financing watch list effective from June.
The insiders revealed that Pakistan’s traditional friend China withdrew its objections in putting Islamabad on the grey list.
The case dates back to January, 2007 when the man was arrested with an AK series assault rifle, 200 bullets, five hand grenades and a satellite phone by the Karnataka Police.
NIA said on scrutiny of material available on record, it appeared the nine were part of a conspiracy to commit offences under Section 7 of the Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Act.
The NIA has taken over from Delhi Police the case of absconding Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Nasir Safi Mir, who is accused of funding Hurriyat leaders.
Shahid, 42, a Jammu and Kashmir government employee, was arrested here on October 24 after he was called for questioning at the National Investigation Agency (NIA) headquarters.
The Delhi High Court will hear the bail plea of Mohammad Aslam Wani, an alleged hawala dealer, in connection with a money laundering case involving Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah.
The National Investigation Agency filed the 1,279page charge sheet before a designated court here and sought permission to continue its probe.