Srinagar: National Investigation Agency (NIA) is carrying out raids at multiple locations in Kashmir Valley, official sources said on Thursday.
Official sources told Srinagar-based news agency Kashmir Dot Com that sleuths of NIA with the assistance of police and CRPF are carrying out raids in Kashmir capital Srinagar, Budgam and other areas in connection with a case linked to militant activities.
In Srinagar, NIA team along with Srinagar police raided the residence of Arsalan Feroz Ahanger son of Feroz Ahmed Ahanger, a resident of Zaldagar. Arsalan is already in NIA custody since December.
Another team of the probing agency raided the house of Ajaz Ahmad Dar son of Abdul Samad Dar, a resident of Mustafabad Zainakote area of Srinagar outskirts.
Similarly, NIA team along with police raided the house of Sameer Ahmad Ganie son of Mohammad Yaqoob, resident of Bonapora Nowgam salesman by profession and the house of retired government employee Mohammad Maqbool Bhat son of Ghulam Mohammad Bhat, a resident of Alnoor Colony at Chanapora was also thoroughly searched by the national probing agency.
At Bank colony Bagie Mehtab area, NIA conducted searches in the house of Zahir Bashir Bhat son of Bashir Ahmad Bhat, who is associated with Shawal business.
Raids were conducted in Aripathan Budgam, Tul-Bgah Pampore, and other locations also.