NIA arrests two Sopore residents in militancy case

A total of 27 persons have been arrested in the case so far.
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Srinagar, November 12: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday arrested two more persons in connection with militancy "conspiracy" case.

News agency GNS while quoting a NIA statement reported that the accused Rashid Muzaffar Ganaie and Nasir Mir, both residents of Sopore were held in case RC-29/2021/NIA/DLI.

The case, as per the GNS report, relates to "conspiracy both physically and in cyberspace for undertaking violent militant acts in J&K and other major cities including New Delhi, by cadres of militant 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".

The militants and cadres have "effected several militants acts including killings of numerous innocent civilians and security personnel, unleashing a reign of militancy in the valley of Kashmir, thereby challenging the writ of the state", the report said.

NIA had registered the case as RC 29/2021/NIA/DLI) on October 10 after a spate of civilian killings in the valley and initiated the investigation. A total of 27 persons have been arrested in the case so far.

Further investigation in the case is going on.

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