Carrying out a major operation, agencies have unearthed the full modus operandi of terror funding by Falah-e-Insaniyat. Republic TV has accessed the copy of FIR filed against the charitable wing of JuD's Falah-i-Insaniya. As per the top NIA sources, there is a direct Pakistan link that has emerged. Falah-i-Insaniyat has several centers in Pakistan and its headquarter is in Lahore, however, the operations for India is managed from Dubai.
Falah-e-Insaniyat Foundation is a Lahore, a terror organisation proscribed under UAPA is a front-end organisation of Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) and was founded in 1990 by Hafiz Mohammad Saeed, who is designated as Global Terrorist by the USA.
Here's is the full details of the new terror module:
Falah-i-Insaniyat is operating in a clandestine manner in India avoiding the gaze of security agencies in the state of Rajasthan, Gujarat and Mumbai. The major task of FII is to give money to poor families during the marriage of girl child. They are building a cadre which would eventually be used to recruit vulnerable youth. During the preliminary questioning of the accused in the case, it has emerged that the money that was coming in as “zakat” was being used to distribute it among the families of terrorists. NIA suspects that Srinagar hawala route is also active.
FLOW OF MONEY
Pakistan — Dubai— Delhi and then branch out to Jammu and Kashmir — Rajasthan— Gujarat — Mumbai. It is also suspected that the network has been spread beyond these states.
FULL DETAILS OF THE FIR
FIR No: RC-20/2018/NIA/DLI
IPC: 120B and 121
UA(P) Act, 1967: Sections 17, 18, 21, 38 and 40
Details of Known/ Suspected / Unknown accused with full particulars:
0. Hafiz Mohd. Saeed
0. Shahid Mehmood, Dy Chief is Falah-I-Insaniat Foundation (FIF) Pakistan
0. Mohd Kamran, Dubai based Pakistani national
0. Mohd Salman Indian national
First Information Contents:
The Government of India, Ministry is Home Affairs, CTCR Division, North Block, New Delhi vide order F No 11011/40/2018/NIA dated 27th June 2018 issued as per provisions of Section 6(5) read with Section 8 of National Investigation Agency Act 2008 directed the NIA to take up the investigation of the case against Delhi based individual Mohd Salman is in regular touch with one Dubai based Pakistani national Mohd Kamran, who in turn is connected with Shahid Mehmood, Dy Chief of Falah-I-Insaniat Foundation (FIF) Pakistan a front end NGO of terror group LeT and a proscribed terrorist organisation under the UA(P) Act. Md Salman has been receiving funds from outside the country sent by FIF operative Mohd Kamran and his associates through hawala operators. Mohd Salman has connections with persons in various countries including Pakistan, UAE, Canada, Sweden, Croatia etc which prima facie indicates that FIF is trying to attract group of sympathisers to its cause of creating unrest in India by collecting funds for terrorist activities in India.HOW DID
NIA TRACK DOWN THE CASE?
Three months ago, NIA got some actionable input that money was coming into India from Dubai for “charitable purposes”. Surveillance was increased. NIA source maintains that the input also came in from other sources. NIA busted a Falah-e-Insaniyat terror funding module in New Delhi. NIA also arrested 3 people after carrying out searches at multiple places in Daryaganj, Nizamuddin and Kucha Ghasiram areas in Delhi.
On September 25, the NIA conducted searches at the premises of Mohammad Salman, Mohd Salim and Rajaram and company at Kucha Ghasiram in New Delhi. During the raids, the NIA also seized cash worth Rs 1 crore 56 lakh. The NIA also recovered Rs 43,000 in Nepali currency, 14 mobile phones, 5 pen drives and several incriminating documents.
The NIA had registered a terror funding case against the FIF on July 2, as per which some Delhi-based individuals were receiving funds from FIF operatives based abroad and were using the same to further the terror activities.
During investigation, the NIA found out that one Mohammad Salman is in regular touch with one Dubai-based Pakistani national, who in turn is connected with the Deputy Chief of Falah-e-Insaniyat Foundation, a front-end organisation of proscribed terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). The grilling also revealed the accused person has been receiving funds, being sent by FIF operators and his associates, through Hawala operators. During the interrogation, details emerged that accused persons along with other persons in various countries including Pakistan, UAE etc are sending money through Hawala to India to further their nefarious activities and create unrest in India and carry out the terrorist activities.