ED raids Hurriyat leader Altaf Shah’s home, family says daughter-in-law subjected to questioning

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Srinagar: A team of the Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday raided the house of Hurriyat leader Altaf Ahmad Shah, who was detained up by the NIA in the alleged terror funding case.

According to the family, the raid happened when their daughter-in-law was alone in the house and was subjected to questioning.

The officials asked her about the property details of Shah and details of his family members. They also told her that they have been sent by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to check about the property details of Shah.

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“The harassment caused by such Indian agencies has created a fear among the family members of the incarcerated leader,” the family members said.

The family also maintained that Shah has been in Tihar Jail for the last thirteen months without any charges proven against him. “His health is also deteriorating as he has been denied medical attention since the last one month,” they said.

Altaf Ahmad Shah aka Altaf Funtosh is member of Geelani led Tehreek-e-Hurriyat.

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On June 3, 2017, Shah’s residence along with other leaders’ houses was raided by the NIA. They were also called for the questioning in Srinagar for three days. The family’s bank and property details were taken by the NIA.

Shah’s family member had told Free Press Kashmir that NIA called Shah to Delhi on June 9 and since then he has been spending his day in the questioning sessions with his Blood Sugar level beyond normal levels.


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