NEW DELHI: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday carried out searches at seven locations in Kashmir’s Srinagar in connection with the investigation of terror funding cases.

The agency searched the premises of separatist leaders Yasin Malik, Shabbir Shah, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Mohammad Ashraf Khan, Masarat Alam, Zaffar Akbar Bhat and Naseem Geelani, son of Sayeed Ali Shah Geelani.

The NIA teams were accompanied by the Central Reserve Police Force and the Jammu and Kashmir Police personnel.

“During the searches, NIA teams recovered incriminating documents including property papers, financial transactions receipts and bank account details. Electronic devices including laptops, e-tablets, mobile phones, pen drives and communication system were also seized. Significantly, letter heads of different terrorist organisations as well as documents relating to recommendations for visa for admission in Pakistan educational institutions were found. A high tech internet communication set up was also recovered from the residence of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq," the NIA said in a statement.

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