SC: Paying extortion money not terror funding

IndiaTimes Saturday, 10 April 2021
In an important ruling, the Supreme Court on Friday said paying extortion money to terror groups to carry on business activities smoothly could not be termed as funding terror organisations and granted bail to a Jharkhand coal transporter who had paid huge amounts to the Tritiya Prastuti Committee (TPC), a breakaway faction of the CPI (Maoist).

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