NIA Nabs Gujarat Resident Arif Gulambashir At Delhi Airport Who Was Hiding In Dubai After Terror Funding Case

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Cracking down further on the terror funding, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday arrested a suspect belonging to the Falah-i-Insaniyat Foundation (FIF) a front end organisation of Lashkar-e-Toiba, reports Business Standard.

The arrested is identified as Arif Gulambashir Dharampuria who is a resident of Gujarat. To escape the arrest, Arif was hiding in Dubai for a long time.

"The accused was evading his examination and arrest by hiding himself in Dubai, UAE for long. Accordingly, a LookOut Circular (LOC) was issued by NIA and he was detained at Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi today on his arrival from Dubai," the agency said in a statement.


The agency registered cases under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act against Arif Gulambashir Dharampuria

The agency registered cases under sections 17, 18, 21, 38 and 40 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 over the terror funding case.

As per FIR, a few Delhi-based individuals were receiving funds from FIF operatives based abroad and were using the same to propagate the terror activities.

Based in Lahore, FIF is an organization established by Jamat-ud-Dawa an offshoot of Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT), a terror organisation proscribed under UAPA.

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