This document is in India's hands before the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) meeting in October. It is expected that the FATF may tighten its grip on Pakistan a little more.
In the documents handed over by Indian agencies, Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin has been described as an officer of their intelligence agency ISI. The papers are designed to allow him to roam freely in Pakistan.
Salahuddin is an officer of ISI!
According to the media report, the letter issued in the name of Director / Commanding Officer Wajahat Ali Khan states that 'it is certified that Syed Mohammad Yusuf Shah is working with Inter Services Intelligence (ISI, Islamabad). He is an officer of this department. Sharing the details of Salahuddin's vehicle there is a directive that he has been given security clearance and should not be stopped unnecessarily. '
In this letter, Yusuf Shah has been described as the Amir, the chief of Hizbul Mujahideen. Syed Salahuddin also has a name Syed Mohammad Yusuf Shah, the letter issued to him is valid till 31 December 2020.
Hizbul is trying to regroup in India
Let me tell you that this letter has come at a time when Hizbul Mujahideen is trying to strengthen its hold in India. The Indian Army gave this information in a press conference on Saturday. The army officer had said that Hizbul Mujahideen's activities are being seen in North Kashmir. It seems that Hizbul is trying to rebuild its base in this area.
Salahuddin is also the head of the United Jihad Council
Syed Salahuddin, besides being the head of the Hizbul Mujahideen, is also the head of the United Jihad Council (UJC), a paternal organization of several terrorist groups. The UJC includes terrorist organizations like Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed.
This document will increase Pak's difficulty in FATF
Indian agencies are excited by the clear evidence of Hizbul's ties with the ISI, the banned terrorist organization responsible for several attacks in India. Indian agencies believe that this document will strengthen the blacklist of Pakistan in FATF.