Srinagar, April 26: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) interrogated former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) minister, Altaf Bukhari’s brother on Thursday, in an alleged ‘terror funding case’.
According to Times of India Altaf’s younger brother Tariq Bukhari was questioned in the terror-funding case by NIA.
Altaf Bukhari, was the finance minister in previous BJP-PDP coalition government in the state
According to the report, Altaf has been on the agencies’ radar. A carpet businessman Nasir Shafi Mir of Srinagar had been apprehended by Delhi police in February 2006 in Bukhari’s vehicle on Delhi’s Pandara Road with rupees 55 lakh and explosives.
He was jailed for a year and after being released on a bail, he fled to Dubai. Last year, NIA raided the houses of Mr. Mir alias Babullo at Lal Bazar and Nishat in Srinagar. He is still a wanted in the said case and has been declared as fugitive.