NIA conducts raids at 12 locations in Jammu and Kashmir in terror funding case

NIA conducts searches at about 12 locations in Jammu and Kashmir in connection with the terror funding case against separatists and others

PTI
Updated16 Aug 2017, 10:43 AM IST
File photo: The NIA had arrested seven persons on 24 July in the case of alleged funding of terror and subversive activities in the Kashmir Valley. Photo: AFP
File photo: The NIA had arrested seven persons on 24 July in the case of alleged funding of terror and subversive activities in the Kashmir Valley. Photo: AFP

New Delhi/Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday conducted searches at about a dozen locations in Jammu and Kashmir in connection with the terror funding case against separatists and others.

Officials in the central probe agency said the searches are being carried out at 12 locations in Srinagar, Baramulla and Handwara. They said those being searched on Wednesday have alleged links to persons being investigated in this case.

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The NIA had arrested seven persons on 24 July in the case of alleged funding of terror and subversive activities in the Kashmir Valley to fuel unrest. The money was being raised to fund separatist and terror activities in Jammu and Kashmir, the NIA had alleged.

The agency had claiming that the accused were waging war against the country and were involved in various offences punishable under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. It had also alleged that the accused were involved in creating unrest by way of anti-India demonstrations and bandhs.

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First Published:16 Aug 2017, 10:43 AM IST
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