Delhi Court issues summon to Bilques Shah in alleged terror funding case

A court in Delhi has taken cognizance of a supplementary charge sheet filed against the wife of Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Ahmed Shah in a money laundering case relating to terror funding in Jammu Kashmir.

The Additional Sessions Judge Dharmendra Rana issued summons to Bilques Shah.

The Enforcement Directorate had filed a charge sheet against Bilqees in September 2020 under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

Bilques Shah has been made accused of her role in the commission of offence of money laundering for carrying out illegal activities.

Earlier, the agency had attached properties of Shabir Shah, his wife and daughters in Srinagar.

According to ED, Shabir Shah has been found to be carrying out illicit activities along with his accomplice Mohammad Aslam Wani, who is an activist of militant organization Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM).

As per the ED, Shabir Shah had received money for carrying out separatist activities in Jammu Kashmir and Bilques Shah also received illegitimate money from Wani on various occasions.

The ED case is based on the FIR and charge sheet filed by the Delhi Police Special Cell against Wani.


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