Central Bank ordered to freeze accounts of individuals accused of supporting terrorism
Abu Dhabi: The UAE Cabinet on Tuesday added the names of nine more individuals to the list of terrorism supporters.
The move, which was taken according to Cabinet decision No 50 of 2018, comes in line with the UAE’s keenness to target and disrupt networks associated with terrorist financing and activities.
The new names include Mohammad Ebrahim Ohadi, Esmail Radhwi, Abdullah Samad Farouqi, Mohammad Dawood, Abdul Rahim Mannan, Mohammad Naeem Barashi, Abdul Aziz Aziz Shah Zamani, Sadar Ebrahim and Hafeez Abdul Majeed.
The Cabinet instructed the UAE Central Bank to take necessary legal procedures to freeze accounts of these individuals on the terrorism list.
The nine names have also been included on Bahrain and Saudi Arabia’s terror lists. The move is part of joint efforts by GCC countries and the US to fight terrorism.