Srinagar: National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday arrested two more accused persons in Jammu and Kashmir in connection with ‘Militancy Conspiracy case’, taking the total number of persons arrested to 27 so far.
NIA arrested two more accused persons identified as Rashid Muzaffar Ganai and Nasir Mir, both resident of apple township of Sopore in north Kashmir today in a militant conspiracy case, the NIA statement said.
It said, the case relates to conspiracy both physically and in cyberspace for undertaking violent militant acts in Jammu and Kashmir and other major cities including New Delhi, by cadres of militant organisations Laskhar-e-Taiba (LeT), Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM), Al Badr and similar other outfits and their affiliates such as the Resistance Front (TRF), People Against Fascist Forces (PAFF).
These militants and cadres have effect several militant acts including killings of numerous innocent civilians and security personnel, unleashing a reign of terror in the valley of Kashmir, thereby challenging the writ of the state.
Accordingly, NIA had registered the case as RC 29/2021/NIA/DLI) dated 10.10.2021 and initiated the investigation.
Preliminary investigation has revealed that arrested accused persons are terror associates/OGWs of various militant organisations and have been providing logistical and material support to militants.
Further investigation in the case continues, the NIA statement said. (UNI)