One militant held as NIA conducts searches at multiple locations in J&K

Srinagar: National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday carried out searches at multiple locations in Jammu and Kashmir and arrested a militant in The Resistance Front (TRF) conspiracy case.

NIA conducted searches at 11 locations in Jammu & Kashmir in the districts of Srinagar, Kulgam, Pulwama and Ganderbal and arrested one accused in RC-32/2021/NIA/DLI, a statement of the agency said.

“The case relates to activities of TRF an offshoot of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and its self-styled commander Sajjad Gul, who has been actively radicalising, motivating and recruiting youth of J&K to undertake violent activities in J&K and other parts of India”.

The case was registered suo moto by the NIA on November 18, 2021.

“During the searches conducted today, incriminating materials including digital devices have been seized”, it said.

“Based on the searches conducted today, an accused Mudasir Ahmed Dar son of Ali Mohammed Dar a resident of Nowpora, Kharpora, under Police station Yaripora, District Kulgam in south Kashmir was arrested for providing logistical support and transporting arms & ammunition,” the statement said.

“He was closely associated with the TRF commander responsible for the recent target killings across the Kashmir valley and was also involved in radicalisation and recruitment of impressionable youth at the behest of TRF”, the NIA statement added.

Further investigation in the case is going on. (UNI)

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