Srinagar: National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday raided the house of a prominent businessman in Lal Bazaar area of this capital city.
An NIA team this morning appeared at Lal Bazaar residence of businessman Fayaz Ahmad Mir and carried out raids in connection with a terror funding case, ANI reported.
#JammuAndKashmir : National Investigation Agency (NIA) raids underway at the house of a businessman, Fayaz Ahmad, in Srinagar’s Lal Bazar in connection with a terror funding case. pic.twitter.com/BKBf8RXw1Q
— ANI (@ANI) October 30, 2018
NIA team was assisted by the local police, Kashmir Reader reported.
Further details awaited.
NIA has been conducting raids in Kashmir and parts of India in connection with the ‘alleged terror funding’ case in which many Hurriyat leaders are being held in judicial custody in Tihar since last year. Many businessmen and journalists were also summoned by the NIA in connection with the ‘funding case’.
Watali was arrested on August 17, 2017, and was charge-sheeted by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on January 18 along with Pakistan-based Hafiz Saeed, Syed Salahuddin, seven Kashmiri pro-freedom leaders and others in the case of alleged terror funding in the Kashmir Valley.