The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday arrested Hizb-ul-Mujahideen chief Syed Sallahuddin’s eldest son, Shakeel Yousuf, in a 2011 case pertaining to terror funding.
A spokesperson for the agency told CNN-News18 that the arrest happened this morning in Srinagar. In an Operation today (Thursday) morning NIA team, along with CRPF and local police, arrested Shakeel son of Syed Sallahuddin from Rambagh Srinagar,” the official said.
Shakeel Yousuf was summoned in July this year and a non-bailable warrant was issued when he refused to appear before the agency.
“Shakeel was summoned thrice by NIA but he did not turn up. There are questions about foreign remittance made to his account,” an official said. Read More