The court passed the order after taking cognisance of a charge sheet filed by the Enforcement Directorate under Prevention of Money Laundering Act.
Delhi court accepts terror charges against Hafiz Saeed, Syed Salahuddin, seven Kashmiri separatist leaders
The NIA on January 18 filed charges under stringent anti-terror laws against the jailed separatist leaders for allegedly conspiring with Saeed and Salahuddin.
Yusuf, a Jammu and Kashmir government employee, was found to have been receiving and collecting funds through international wire money transfer from Saudi Arabia-based Hizbul Mujahideen member.
NIA raids house of Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin’s son Shahid Yousuf; seizes 5 mobiles & laptop
The 2011 terror funding case pertains to terror money sent through hawala channels by militants based in Pakistan and Saudi Arabia to Jammu and Kashmir to instigate terrorist activities.
Yousuf, who was arrested yesterday by NIA was produced before District and Sessions Judge Poonam A Bamba, who allowed the probe agency’s plea for his custody.
Salahuddin admitted to purchasing weapons from international markets, adding that he has the capacity to deliver weapons at any place if he is paid for it.
Hizbul Mujahideen chief Salahuddin had on July 1 claimed that his group had the capability to launch attacks inside India.
The U.S. State Department classified 71-year-old Salahuddin as a global terrorist on the eve of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Washington last month.
As a consequence of this designation, US citizens are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with Salahuddin and all of Salahuddin’s property.