NIA summons Bar Association President Mian Qayoom in funding case

NIA summons Bar Association President Mian Qayoom in funding case

In a summon, a copy of which lies with Greater Kashmir, NIA has asked Qayoom to appear before the agency “for the purpose of answering certain questions” relating to case RC 10/2017/ NIA/DLI, 120B, 121, 121A of IPC and 134, 16, 17,18,20, 38, and 40 of UA(P) Act.

The National Investigation Agency has summoned Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association President Advocate Mian Abdul Qayoom to its Delhi headquarters on Wednesday in a funding case.

In a summon, a copy of which lies with Greater Kashmir, NIA has asked Qayoom to appear before the agency “for the purpose of answering certain questions” relating to case  RC 10/2017/ NIA/DLI, 120B, 121, 121A of IPC and 134, 16, 17,18,20, 38, and 40 of UA(P) Act.

Seven Kashmiri separatist leaders have been arrested in the funding case by the NIA. The leaders were arrested on charges of receiving funds to "create unrest" in the state.