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ED files supplementary chargesheet against Kashmir separatist Shabir Shah’s wife in terror financing case

In its suuplementary chargeshet, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has named separatist Shabir Shah’s wife for role in money laundering related to terror financing activitiy .

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed supplementary chargesheet against wife of Kashmir separatist leader Shabir Shah in connection with money laundering case related to terror financing.

The supplementary chargeshee was filed before Additional Session Judge Dharmender Rana in Patiala House Court. Earlier, only Shabir Shah and alleged Hawala dealer Mohd Aslam Wani were named as accused in the chargesheet. In this complaint, Dr. Bilquies Shah has been made accused for her role in the commission of offence of money laundering in terms of Section 3 of PMLA.

ED had attached the proceeds of crime in the form of property, located in posh area of Srinagar, belonging to Shabir Ahmad Shah being held in the name of his wife and daughters. Shabir Shah has been found to be carrying out illicit activities along with his accomplice Mohd.


AslamWani, who is an activist of banned militant organisation JeM (Jaish-e-Mohammad). He was using AslamWani as a carrier for collecting Hawala money sent by his Pakistan based outfits through Hawala operators to deliver the same to him and his wife i.e. Dr.Bilquies Shah in Srinagar for carrying out illegal activities.

Investigation under PMLA revealed that Shabir Shah, without having any legitimate sources of income, had received money for carrying out separatist activities in J & K and had acquired various properties through a maze of dubious transactions. Bilquies Shah w/oShabir Shah has also received illegitimate money from Mohd. AslamWani (carrier of Shabir Shah) on various occasions.

Investigation under PMLA is based upon the charge sheet filed by Special Cell, Delhi Police in 2005under Sections 120B, 121, 121A, 122 and 123 of IPC, Section 4 & 5 of Explosive Substance Act, Section 17 & 23 of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and section 25 of Arms Act against MohdAslamWani. As per Charge sheet, MohdAslamWani was apprehended with 5 kgs of explosive, one Pistol with 15 live cartridges and a cash of Rs. 62,96,000.