Sunday, 11 July 2021 13:15

NIA arrests six after conducting raids in Anantnag




Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], July 11 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested six people from across Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday in connection with a terror funding case.

Five were arrested during raids at four locations in Anantnag, while one was has been arrested in Srinagar.

The NIA had earlier today, conducted raids in various locations in Anantnag.

This comes a day after eleven employees of the Jammu and Kashmir government were sacked for having terror links. Among those dismissed were two sons of terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen founder Syed Salahudin.

On Saturday, a Delhi Court ordered the framing of charges against four alleged Hizb-ul-Mujahideen terrorists observing prima facie material against them for receiving funds from Pakistan to plot terrorist activities in Jammu and Kashmir.

The Court had ordered framing of charges under various charges dealing with criminal conspiracy, waging war against the country, and under provisions of UAPA. Special Judge Parveen Singh, in his order, observed that the terror outfit had formed a frontal organization Jammu Kashmir Affectees Relief Trust (JKART), which purpose was to fund terror activities. The trust and mainly to provide funds for the terrorists and their families. (ANI)