Two maternal uncles of Hurriyat Conference (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and his close aides were today questioned by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in connection with the funding of separatist groups in Kashmir.
Maulvi Manzoor and Maulvi Shafat were served notices last week to appear before the agency today and the duo arrived and faced questions from the NIA sleuths, official sources said.
Both of them are retired senior government officers. The questioning of the duo would continue for some days, they said.
Another close aide of the Mirwaiz, Shahid-ul-Islam, and businessman Zahoor Watali are being continuously grilled by the NIA for last seven days.
The NIA has sent fresh summonses to close aides of Geelani, including his son-in-law Altaf Ahmed Shah alias Altaf Fantoosh and his spokesman Ayaz Akbar, to appear before the agency, they said. PTI