ED summons Yasin Malik, Geelani in money laundering, FEMA cases

New Delhi [India], Mar. 15 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday summoned Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front chief Yasin Malik and separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani in different money laundering and Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) cases.

The two cases date back to 2001 and 2002 respectively.

Earlier in June 2002, USD 10,000 was found during searches by the Income Tax department at Geelani's residence in Hyderpora. The separatist leader was unable to declare the source of funds and was not able to give a satisfactory answer to the I-T department.

Similarly in 2001, the police seized one lakh dollar from Mushtaq Ahmad Dar and his wife Shazia Rasool. During examination, Dar had said that the money was handed over to him by a Nepal-based citizen and was to be handed over to Yasin Malik.

The Jammu and Kashmir Police seized one lakh dollar from Mushtaq Ahmed Dar and his wife. Dar claimed that he got the money from a Nepalese citizen, adding the same was meant for Yasin Malik. (ANI)