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Delhi Court – 4 people plead guilty to running NGO for getting terror funds

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New Delhi. Four people alleged to be involved in money laundering in a case related to Jammu Kashmir Affectees Relief Trust (JKART) terror funding “voluntarily pleaded guilty” before a Delhi court on Friday. The accused Mohammad Shafi Shah, Talib Lali Muzaffar, Ahmad Dar and Mushtaq Ahmad Lone also recorded their statements regarding plea of guilty before Additional Sessions Judge Shailender Malik.

“After making them understand the process, accused persons have voluntarily agreed to plead guilty. All the accused persons are being represented by their Advocates who have also made them understand the process and consequences of pleading guilty. Separate statement of each of the accused regarding plea of guilt has been recorded,” the court noted.

The Court then proceeded to list the case for hearing on the point of confiscation of properties as well as for judgment on February 16. It is ED case that Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin had created JKART as a frontal organisation to fund terrorist activities. The prosecution alleged that Salahuddin and the accused in the present case laundered funds received from neighbouring countries for carrying out terrorist activities in India.

The Court was told that JKART is actively involved in furthering terrorist activities in India and the banking channel was extensively used for transfer of funds to various accounts to purchase material for terrorist acts.

ED’s counsel has said that the outfit was involved in funding nearly ₹80 crores for terrorist activities during the year 2005 to 2013.

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