New Delhi, Sept 23: The Enforcement Directorate on Saturday claimed that arrested Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah was in touch with Pakistan-based Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed, mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks. In its chargesheet, the fincial probe agency claimed that “Shah admits that he talks to Hafiz Saeed, global terrorist, based in Pakistan on phone on the issue of Kashmir”. “Recently he had talked with Hafiz Saeed in January 2017,” the agency said.
Shabir Shah was in touch with Hafiz Saeed: ED
The revelations were made in the chargesheet that the agency filed against alleged hawala dealer Mohammad Aslam Wani and Shah in connection with an ongoing money laundering case. The chargesheet also revealed that Mohammad Shafi Shayar, a Kashmiri, was also part of their movement, before he went to Pakistan.
“Shah was in touch with with Shayar through phone. On alysis of the call detail report (CDR), it was found that 20 calls were made received from Shayar from his Pakistan number 923005161648 from January 22, 2017 to July 26, 2017 on the mobile of Shabir Shah,” the chargesheet alleged. The chargesheet further alleged that “Shah claimed that these calls were made from Pakistan to discuss the Kashmir issue”. The ED also said that Shah’s Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party website’s IP address belongs to Peshawar in Pakistan. (IANS)