Bengaluru: Bilal Ahmed Quta alias Imran Jalal, a Laskhar-e-Toiba operative, was sentenced to seven years of rigorous imprisonment by the principal city civil and session court. Bilal Ahmed was held guilty of money laundering for terrorist activities.
According to Enforcement Directorate officials Bilal and others, members of Pakistan based terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Toiba, had entered into a conspiracy between 2001 to 2007 to wage war against India.
Bilal, a LeT operative from Karnataka, was arrested by the Yeshwantpur police in 2007. The police had recovered an AK series assault rifle, 200 bullets, five hand grenades and a satellite phone from him, when he was getting down from a bus coming from Hospet.
The police had booked Bilal Ahmed for “waging war” against Indian Government, possession of arms and explosives and other sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) were imposed on him.
The Directorate of Enforcement, Bangalore Zonal office has initiated the investigation under the provisions of Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 following the conviction of Bilal Ahmed.