NIA arrests 2 persons in raids in Kashmir

NIA arrests 2 persons in raids in Kashmir
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Srinagar, Oct 29: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday conducted raids at various place in Kashmir and arrested two persons.

“Today (29.10.2021), NIA conducted searches at eight locations in Srinagar, Sopore and Baramulla districts of Jammu and Kashmir and arrested two more accused persons Amir Ahmad Gojri R/o Srinagar and Saddat Amin @ Syed Arhan R/o Sopore in RC-29/2021/NIA/DLI” NIA said in a statement.

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

“NIA had registered the case as RC 29/2021/NIA/DLI) dated 10.10.2021 and initiated the investigation” it said. Till now 23 accused persons have been arrested in this case by NIA. Searches conducted today led to recovery of electronic devices and incriminating jehadi documents/ posters etc, the statement said.

“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,” NIA said adding further investigation in the case continues.

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