NIA summons Srinagar reporter to Delhi

NIA summons Srinagar reporter to Delhi

National Investigating Agency (NIA) has summoned a Srinagar based reporter to Delhi for questioning in Asiya Andrabi case.

Auqib Javeed, an accredited journalist working with Kashmir Observer, has been summoned to NIA headquarters in connection with the case No case No RC-17/2018/NIA/DLI   Dated 27TH April, 2018. 

“It appears you are aquainted with the circumstances of the case  …which is under investigation by the Superintendent of Police. 

“NIA New Delhi under chapter XII code of criminal procedure, you are therefore requested to attend before the undersigned at NIA headquarters on 15 July for the purpose of your examination relating to the case,” NIA notice read.

Meanwhile, Kashmir Editors Guild in an emergency meeting expressed concern over the frequent summoning of jouranalists saying the ‘trend is weakening democracy and the constitutionally guaranteed freedom of speech.’