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NIA arrests Syed Salahuddin Hizbul chief son Shahid Yusuf in terror funding case

NIA arrests Syed Salahuddin Hizbul chief son Shahid Yusuf in terror funding case
Written by Pallavi Parmar

Syed Salahuddin Hizbul Mujahideen chief son Syed Shahid Yusuf arrested by NIA for 2011 terror funding case. As per the reports, the National Investigation Agency has seized Shahid Yusuf son of the Hizbul Mujahideen founder and the chief of the Jihad Council to encounter the case registered against Hizbul Mujahideen in Delhi. The SSP Budgam served summons of Shahid issued by the Ajeet Singh, NIA superintendent of Police. The son of Hizbul chief Shahid Yousuf was served the summons on 16th October through SSP Budgam to present himself before NIA investigators at the New Delhi office on 24th October, Today.

As per the reports, Shahid is the third son of the Mohammad Yousuf Shah who is popularly known as Syed Salahuddin the commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen terror group. According to the sources, the Shahid was earlier questioned four times by the National Investigation Agency. Report says, that Syed Salahuddin has five sons and two daughters, all of his children are married. And his 70-year-old wife has died of lymphoma in 2014.

Syed’s son Shahid did Master in Agriculture from University outside the Jammu and Kashmir. After 8 years of the service, Shahid was regularised in the state agriculture department this year. As per the reports, NIA is investigating and questioning his son for the case back to 2011 when Delhi Police Special Cell registered a case against Hizb-ul-Mujahideen under the sections such as 13, 17, 18 and 20 Unlawful Act, 1967.

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