Jammu & Kashmir

Nine locations raided in Kashmir in militancy funding case: NIA

NIA officials conducting raid in Kashmir. [FPK File Photo/ Umar Farooq]

Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India on Monday raided nine locations across Kashmir related to militancy funding.

In a statement, the spokesperson said that several digital devices containing large volumes of incriminating data and documents were seized during the raids, conducted at the premises of hybrid militant and Overground Workers (OGWs) linked with the newly-formed offshoots and affiliates of proscribed militant outfits such as Laskhar-e-Toiba (LeT), Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM), Al-Badr, Al-Qaeda.

The statement reads that premises of ‘sympathisers and cadres’ of these organisations were also searched extensively.

“NIA teams cracked down on these properties and conducted elaborate searches this morning as part of its investigation in the case RC-05/2022/NIA/JMU, registered by the agency suo moto on June 21, 2022,” it reads.

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