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J&K tops in terror financing cases; Rs 2.93 cr seized in 9 yrs

The highest number of 80 cases relating to alleged terror financing have been registered in Jammu and Kashmir involving 190 accused and seizure of Rs 2.93 crore was effected by security agencies in the last nine years.

Besides it, a total of 41 such cases were registered in north eastern states of Manipur (26), Meghalaya (nine), Assam (five) and Tripura (one), according to Home Ministry data.

About Rs 3.33 crore allegedly meant for terror financing were seized in these cases registered between 2006 and 2015, it said.

National Investigating Agency (NIA) seized Rs 3.66 crore proceeds meant for terror financing while probing 11 cases involving 101 accuseed during the period, the data said.

A total of 213 cases of alleged terror financing were registered by NIA and 15 other state police forces involving 873 accused. About Rs 14.85 crore have been seized in these cases, it said.

21 cases of alleged terror financing were registered in the national capital, 16 in Punjab, 14 in Karnataka, 11 in Odisha and nine in Maharashtra. About Rs 3.19 crore was seized from these states, the data said.

Three each such cases were reported in Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh, two in Tamil Nadu and one each in Bihar and Kerala. About Rs 1.71 crore was seized from these states, it said.

Of the total of 213 cases, 101 are under trial and 81 of them are under the investigation. Trial has been completed in 31 cases, the data said. (AGENCIES)

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