Precious Kashmir News
Pulwama, July 30: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday raided the house of a truck driver, who was arrested in April this year, in Awantipora area of south Kashmir.
The truck driver identified as Hilal Ahmed Wagay was arrested in April along with one Ranjit Singh from Sirsa Haryana. Police had seized his truck (JK03F-2261) as well. NIA had claimed that both Hilal and Ranjit were close aides of slain Hizbul Mujhadeen commander Riyaz Naiko.
Official sources said NIA sleuths along with local police raided the house of truck driver Hilal at Khandaypora area Awantipora in Pulwama district.
They said a thorough search of the house was conducted but no objectionable material has been recovered.
Punjab Police had arrested Hilal Ahmad Wagay with Rs 29 lakh in cash in Amritsar on 25 April and handed him over to NIA. NIA claimed that a group was active in narco trade in Punjab and the money was being transported to the Kashmir valley to be handed over to Hizbul Mujhadeen. (KNT)