NIA arrests 2 more accused in J&K Terrorism conspiracy case

NIA arrests 2 more accused in J&K Terrorism conspiracy case
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Srinagar, Nov 12: The National Investigation Agency on Friday arrested two more accused in J&K Terrorism Conspiracy case. The total number of accused persons arrested in the case have reached to 27 and investigations are on.

The probe agency said that on Friday (12.11.2021), NIA arrested two more accused persons identified as Rashid Muzaffar Ganaie R/o Sopore and Nasir Mir R/o Sopore in RC-29/2021/NIA/DLI.

The case, NIA said relates to conspiracy both physically and in cyberspace for undertaking violent terrorist acts in J&K and other major cities including New Delhi,by cadres of proscribed terrorist organisations Laskhar-e-Taiba (LeT), Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM), Al Badr and similar other outfits and their affiliates such as the Resistance Front (TRF), People Against Fascist Forces (PAFF) etc.

NIA said these terrorists and cadres have affected several terrorist acts including killings of numerous innocent civilians and security personnel, unleashing a reign of terror in the valley of Kashmir, thereby challenging the writ of the state.

Accordingly, probe agency said, NIA had registered the case as RC 29/2021/NIA/DLI) dated 10.10.2021 and initiated the investigation. “NIA has arrested 27 persons in the case till now,” it said adding that preliminary investigation has revealed that arrested accused persons are terror associates/OGWs of various proscribed terrorist organisations and have been providing logistical and material support to terrorists. “Further investigation in the case continues.”

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