NIA arrests 2 Tral youth

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested two youth of Tral in Pulwama district for their alleged involvement in Jaish conspiracy case.   

Giving details, NIA spokesman said that in case RC 08/2019/NIA/DLI dated 15/3/2019, NIA arrested two FIR named accused Tanveer alias Tanveer Ahmad Ganie, 29, and Bilal Mir, 23, both residents of Tral.

The spokesman said that the accused were members of proscribed militant organisation Jaish-e-Muhammad. “Tanveer and Bilal Mir were brought from Kot Balwal Jail, Jammu, where they have been detained under Public Safety Act. They were produced before the NIA special court today against a production warrant,” he added.

The NIA court, the spokesman said, granted 7-day custody of the accused to the investigating agency.  

He said that investigations have revealed that another accused Sajjad Ahmad, arrested earlier, was in regular contact with the duo over Whatsapp during the relevant period.

The spokesman added that this case pertains to a criminal conspiracy by top leadership of JeM based in Pakistan to strengthen bases of JeM in India, by recruiting persons for carrying out militancy related acts in India.