NIA gets 6-day remand of deputy jailer for ‘conspiring’ to send youth for arms training

NIA gets 6-day remand of deputy jailer for ‘conspiring’ to send youth for arms training
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New Delhi, Aug 29: National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday got six day remand of deputy jailer for his role in hatching conspiracy inside Central Prison, Srinagar to Motivate & recruit youth into the militancy and send them to Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) for arms training to wage war against the country in Jammu and Kashmir.
On Tuesday NIA had arrested two persons including a deputy jail superintendent for their involvement role in motivating youth for crossing over to Pakistan administered Kashmir for arms training.
The two accused arrested Wednesday by the NIA during simultaneous raids have been identified as Feroz Ahmad Lone, a resident of Budgam, presently posted as Deputy Jail Superintendent, Amphalla, Jammu and Ishaq Palla, a militant and a resident of Shopian.
Investigations conducted by the NIA revealed that Suhail Ahmad Bhat and Danish Ghulam Lone had been motivated by Ishaq Palla. At the time of incident, Ishaq Palla was lodged in Central prison Srinagar in a different case and he was instrumental in hatching the conspiracy from Jail to motivate youths to join militancy.
Lone was arrested following disclosures by an arrested militant, Ishaq Palla, said NIA.
An official release issued by the NIA described Feroz Ahmad Lone and Ishaq Palla as main conspirators in Kupwara-Hizbul Mujahideen conspiracy case in which the youth were motivated to join militancy and exfiltrate to PaK for arms training to join armed militancy in the Kashmir valley.