Jammu, July 20: Police claimed on Monday to have busted LeT linked militancy funding module in Jammu district.
In a statement issued to media, the Police said that, on a specific information developed by Jammu Police, SOG Jammu and Army have busted a militant funding module of the Lashkar-e-Toiba.
Input (received through reliable source) revealed that banned militant organization Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) has activated a module of its members for carrying out militant activities in J&K particularly in the Jammu region and in furtherance to this, a delivery of funds was to take place in Jammu. On this information, a team of SOG Jammu and Peer Mitha Police apprehended one Mubashir Bhat son of Farooq Ahmed Bhat resident of Sazan Doda who was a part of the same module and had been tasked by the handlers from across to visit Jammu and collect a consignment of hawla money for further use by the militants and their supporters in developing militant activities.
The statement further states that during the search of the person, one Bag containing 1.5 lakh Rupees was recovered which was concealed in a tiffin box. During preliminary questioning, he revealed that the money was sent by a person namely Haroon who was self styled commander of LeT from Pakistan to be delivered to the militants through their overground workers in Doda.
In this connection a case has been registered in Peer Mitha Police Station under section 17, 18, 20, 21, 38 and 40 of UAP Act 1967 and further investigation of the case is in going on to unearth it’s linkages, modus operandi, etc.(GNS)