Shocking : Rs 30 lakh cash seized from Rohingya families in Jammu, 3 detained

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Police have recovered about Rs 30 lakh cash from the possession of two Rohingyas at Chatta under the jurisdiction of Channi Himmat police station and were examining the source of such a huge cash.

Police was working on different theories including whether the seized cash was part of terror funding, hawala money or stolen during thefts.

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“Every aspect is under investigation,” police said tonight, adding that Noor Alam and Ismayil, two Myanmarese, putting up near Chatta, were absconding but their relatives have been detained for questioning to get clues about the cash, which was around Rs 30 lakh.

“The two main culprits, who brought the money, are absconding but their three close aides have been detained after the seizure of the cash,” Senior Superintendent of Police Jammu

The cash had been dumped in jhuggies of the Myanmarese and police after obtaining specific information seized it.

Police, meanwhile, continued searches for Ismayil and Noor Alam as their arrest could give them vital clues about source of the cash and their further contacts in Jammu.

Police parties led by SHO Channi Himmat Mohammad Aslam, Incharge Narwal Police Post Sub Inspector Varuneshwar Singh and Incharge Chatta Police Post ASI Mohammad Din made the arrests under the supervision of SSP Jammu Vivek Gupta and SP City (South) Vinay Sharma.

Many Jammu-based political parties, NGOs and social organisations have been raising voice over deportation of Rohingyas and Bangladeshi nationals, who are illegally settled in parts of Jammu district.

GIRL TRAFFICKING BY ROHINGYA MUSLIMS

In the month of February this year, human trafficking racket, being operated in Jammu was exposed by Trikuta Nagar SHO Inspector Parvez Sajad. A Rohingya Muslim Noor Gul Ameen, son of Akbar Ali, resident of Malik Market, Narwal, who was gang leader had brought minor girls from Myanmar to sell them off in Jammu. Three girls were also rescued by Jammu police.

Noor Gul Ameen had told police that he brought the girls from Myanmar to India for getting them jobs. After that he sent them to different locations in the country. Jammu has become a big market of human trafficking for Rohingyas, he had revealed to police.

“Minor girls from Myanmar are firstly brought to the capital New Delhi. Afterwards, they are sent to Jammu, Noor informed investigators. The girls are sold at merely Rs 40,000 to Rs 50,000.

Besides this, numbers of Rohingyas have been booked in Jammu for their involvement in drug peddling.