Vicky Nanjappa

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Despite ban, Jamaat-e-Islami (J&K) continued to collect funds for terror

Jamaat-e-Islami J&K, despite being declared as an unlawful association under UAPA, continued its activities through its frontal organisations such as Al Huda Educational Trust.

New Delhi, Oct 12: The National Investigation (NIA) which carried out searches at 18 locations in Jammu and Kashmir found that Al Huda Education Trust, an offshoot of the Jamaat-e-Islami had channelised funds to use it to radicalise youth and utilise them for unlawful activities.

Mohammad Ameer Shamshi, the chairperson of the trust was arrested while the agency searched the house of Fakkruddin, an assistant executive engineer of the power development department from Rajouri. Meanwhile in Jammu searches were conducted by the police at the residence of Manzoor Hussain, a head constable (traffic).

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