Jammu & Kashmir

Militancy case: NIA raids underway at 9 locations in Kashmir

NIA sleuths leaving after sealing the Hurriyat Conference office in Srinagar, Kashmir. [FPK File Photo / Umar Farooq]

Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency of India on Tuesday conducted raids at multiple locations in Kashmir including Srinagar in a militancy case registered case.

Official sources said that sleuths of NIA with the assistance of Jammu and Kashmir police and CRPF carried out raids at Srinagar, Pulwama, Shopian, Kulgam and Anantnag districts of the valley. The searches are being carried out in a case registered last year that alleges criminal conspiracy for carrying out militant and subversive activities hatched by the cadres and OGWs of various proscribed organizations and their affiliates and off-shoots, operating under various pseudo names, at the behest of their Pakistani handlers, they said.

In Srinagar, the sleuths of the probing agency raided the residence of Junaid Ahmad Teli son of Abdul Rashid Teli residing at Slafiya Masjid Iqbal Colony 90 Feet road Soura with his brother, actual resident of Yaripora Kulgam was thoroughly searched. As per reports, the team seized a cell phone during this riad.

In Pulwama district, the houses of Zeeshan Altaf, son of Mohammad Altaf Bhat in Nillora and Arif Malik son of Ghulam Hussan Malik in litter were searched.

Similarly, in Kulgam the agency raided the residence of Altaf Ahmad Wagay (milkman) at Yaripora, Farooq Ahmad Dar (farmer) at Hanger and Ashraf Ahmad Sheikh, brother of slain commander Abass Sheikh at Rampora.

The house of one Ubaid Ahamad son of Ghulam Qadir Vaid of Magray Mohalla Achabal was being searched by the sleuths of NIA.

The residence of Ghulam Mohammad Bhat son of Abdul Khalil Bhat, a resident of Chermarg Zainapora in Shopian and Abdul Kabir Dar son of Abdul Khaliq Dar of Wachi Zainapora were thoroughly searched by NIA teams.

Similarly, the raids were going on at other locations also in Jammu and Kashmir in connection with a case already registered at the NIA office Jammu bearing FIR no RC 5/2022. (KDC)

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