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‘Terror funding’ case

Court dismisses bail plea of Shabir Shah


Srinagar, Jan 31 (KNS): A Delhi court on Wednesday dismissed the bail plea of Democratic Freedom party (DFP) chief, Shabir Ahmad Shah in an alleged money laundering case related to terror funding.
Additional Sessions Judge Sidharth Sharma dismissed Shah’s fresh bail plea today.
Sources said that the lawyer MS khan argued for granting bail to Shabir Shah, pleading that Shah is no way connected/ linked with the accused Aslam wani.
Moreover, Khan said had Shabir Shah been involved in terror funding/ funding to stone pelters, the NIA being the prime investigating agency has no where mentioned Shabir Shah in their 12700 page charge sheet.
Khan further said that all the witnesses in the case are from Delhi police and ED Office, so how can they be influenced.
The court as per the sources adjourned till 4 pm and later the judge said that he will go through the case.
The development took place a day after the Enforcement Department (ED) questioned Shah’s wife for at least seven hours.
The wife of Shah, Dr Bilquees Shah had said that the government is playing ‘delaying tactics’ just to prolong the ‘illegal detention’ of her husband. (KNS)