IED recovery case: NIA conducts searches in Kashmir

Further Investigation in the matter is underway.
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New Delhi, Feb 16: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday conducted searches at nine locations in connection with a case related to recovery of IED from Bhatindi area of Jammu.

The CRPF and the local police were assisting the NIA to avoid any untoward incident.

"The districts of Srinagar, Kupwara, Anantnag, Pulwama, Bandipora, Kulgam and areas of Baramulla district were searched," said the NIA official.

A senior NIA official said that this case pertains to recovery of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) from Bhatindi area of Jammu. After investigation, five accused persons were arrested, out of which three were chargesheeted on December 22, 2021.

"During the searches incriminating material and digital devices have been seized from the premises of suspects in the case," said an NIA official.

Further Investigation in the matter is underway.

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