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SIA questions Hurriyat leader Prof. Gani Bhat in militant funding case

JAMMU: Senior Hurriyat leader Prof. Abdul Gani Bhat was on Saturday questioned for nearly 8 hours by State Investigation Agency.

Prof. Bhat was questioned after he was summoned by the probing agency at JIC Jammu in a case related to militant and Hawala funding.

An official said that Bhat was summoned related to a case of militant and Hawala funding in which former minister Jatendar Singh alias Babu Singh was earlier arrested. He said Bhat was questioned for nearly eight hours till evening at JIC Jammu after he was summoned by the agency today.

The official added during questioning Bhat revealed many facts regarding the money received from across the border by different Hurriyat leaders in the Valley. Prof. Bhat heads Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference and in the past, he has also been the head of the Hurriyat Conference.


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