NIA conducts raids across J&K in terror funding case
Journalist’s residence among dozen raided in Kashmir
Srinagar, May 15: Ahead of G-20 summit in Srinagar, the National Investigation Agency on Monday conducted raids at multiple locations in Jammu and Kashmir including summer capital Srinagar in a terror funding case registered by the national probing agency.
Reliable sources told Srinagar based news agency Kashmir Dot Com (KDC) that sleuths of NIA with the assistance of Jammu and Kashmir police and CRPF carried out raids at Srinagar, Pulwama, Shopian, Anantnag, Budgam and other locations of Jammu and Kashmir. The searches are being carried out in a terror funding case registered by the National Investigation Agency.
In Srinagar, the house of Shabir Ahmad Bhat (contractor) son of Abdul Rehman, a resident of Shah Anwar Colony Hyderpora H. no 47 Sector H. lane 11 was thoroughly searched by the agency.
Another team of the sleuths raided the residence of Manzoor Ahmad Dar son of Ghulam Ahmad Dar, a resident of Wanpora at present Bagati Kanipora of Budgam district.
The residences of Faroz Ahmad Khan son of Jahangeer Ahmad Khan, of Bongam Shopian and Nissar Ahmad Bhat son of Abdul Aziz Bhat, of Bongam Bab Mohallah in Shopian were searched by the NIA.
At Verinag in Anantnag district, the residence of one Rouf Ahmed Wani (journalist) ‘contributor to ETV Bharat’ son of Farooq Ahmed Wani was searched by the agency this morning. One Laptop and one mobile phone was seized and later Wani taken along to police station Doru for questioning.
At Hunipora village of Wanpora Pulwama, the house of Abdul Sattar Bhat son of Abdul Khaliq Bhat, his brother namely (Tariq Ahmad Bhat is currently in PoK) and has been there for the last 20 years was also searched by the sleuths of NIA, reported Srinagar based news agency Kashmir Dot Com. At Trumchi village of Nowpora Pulwama NIA raided the house of Abdul Gani Dar, son of Mohd Ismail.
At Chatpora industrial complex the NIA raided Gulab Enterprises Manufacture Readymade Garments Mill, owned by Zahoor Ahmad from Pampore and seized 02 cell phones and 01 DVR of CCTV.
In Ratnipora village of Pulwama NIA raided the house of Jalal-ud-Mir, son of Mohd Akram, and seized a cell phone, laptop, and some bank documents.
At Nehama village of Kakpora in Pulwama district the house of Bilal Ahmad Lone son of Ali Mohammad Lone was searched and seized one cell phone, (Z.Fold Samsung).
The house of Fayaz Ahmed Lone son of Ghulam Ahmed, a resident of Pahoo was raided by the selauths of agency and the house at Samboora Pampore belonged to Ghulam Nabi Dar, son of Mohammad Rajab Dar, was also searched by the sleuths of agency ad 01 cell phone was seized.
Reports said that many other locations were being searched by the NIA. (KDC)