Conspiracy of carrying out terror activities in and around Srinagar : NIA conducts raids

Security forces on guard as NIA sleuths search premises in Kashmir. [Representational Image]
Security forces on guard as NIA sleuths search premises in Kashmir. [Representational Image] File: ANI

Srinagar: National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday carried out searches at multiple places in the recovery of arms in Chanpora area of city in the month of May.

“Today (20.07.2022), NIA conducted searches at nine locations in Kashmir (4 in Srinagar District and 5 in Pulwama District) in the case related to the conspiracy of carrying out terror activities in and around Srinagar, in which four accused persons were arrested and 15 Pistols, 30 Magazines, 300 rounds and one Scorpio vehicle were seized,” NIA said here. “The case was registered initially in PS- Chanapora, Srinagar as FIR no 31/2022 and was re-registered by NIA on 18.06.2022.”

The searches, probe agency said were conducted today at the premises of accused and suspects in the case have led to the recovery and seizure of digital devices and other incriminating materials.

Further investigations in the case are in progress, it added.

Notably, 15 pistols, apparently amassed for targeted killings, were recovered from a terrorist module in area of Srinagar in last week of May.

“Two local hybrid militants of the Lashkar-e-Taiba’s (LeT) The Resistance Front (TRF) were arrested (in Srinagar). Incriminating materials, arms and ammunition have been recovered. An investigation is going on. It is a big success for the police,” Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar had said soon after the recovery of pistols.

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