Published On: Sat, Aug 10th, 2019

EX MLA Rashid Engineer in NIA custody for terror funding

New Delhi: Former Jammu & Kashmir MLA Rashid Engineer was on Saturday sent to four days NIA custody by a Delhi court in a terror-funding case involving 26/11 master mind Hafiz Saeed.

Engineer is accused of taking money from Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Watali

Engineer was produced before Duty Magistrate Dharmender Singh, who sent him to four days custody, after the agency pushed for his 10 days remand. He will now be produced before the court on August 14.

Engineer is accused of taking money from Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Watali for fomenting terror in the Kashmir valley. Watali, too is in jail for a case related to terror funding.

Besides that several separatist leaders, including Shabbir Shah, Masrat Alam and Asiya Andrabi, are already in judicial custody in connection with the Jammu and Kashmir terror funding case.

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