Indian Jihad Update: “Hizb conduit with cash, explosives held in Delhi,” from the Khaleej Times, with thanks to Sr. Soph:
NEW DELHI “” An alleged conduit of the banned militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) was arrested with a large quantity of explosives and hawala cash from south Delhi, police said yesterday.
Acting on a tip-off from an intelligence agency, the special cell of the Delhi Police apprehended Nasir Safi Mir, a Dubai-based conduit of the Hizbul outfit from Defence Colony Friday evening. Abut 2kg of RDX, a timer, a detonator, one pistol, six live cartridges and Rs5.5 million was seized from Mir, who is a resident of Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir.
“Mir has been involved in a number of cases of routing funds through hawala channels and supplying explosives to the banned terrorist outfit for carrying out operations,” said Ajay Kumar, deputy commissioner of police (special cell).
“After sustained interrogation, Mir revealed that he also had close links to Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, chief of the Hurriyat Conference,” Kumar told reporters.