SRINAGAR: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday raided multiple locations in Kashmir, including the residence of Advocate Parvez Imroz, in an NGO funding case registered in the year 2020.
Sources said that the investigators of NIA, with the assistance of police and CRPF raided multiple locations in Srinagar, Kupwara, Budgam, Pulwama, and Shopian districts of the valley.
In Srinagar, The NIA sleuths raided the residence of Zubair Siddiq Dar, son of Mohammad Sadiq Dar at Bonpora Batmaloo and later was brought to PS Batmaloo for questioning.
In Budgam, the sleuths of NIA raided the residence of Arshid Indrabi, son of Ghulam qadir at Cooperative Colony Peerbagh.
Another team searched the residence of Advocate Parvaiz Ahmad Sheikh, son of Ghulam Qadir at Kanta Bagh Kralpora. The residence of Saleem Ahmad Malik at Kralpora Kupwara was also being searched by the operatives of NIA this morning.
Similarly, raids are being conducted at different parts of Kashmir Valley. The national probing agency said that the involvement of some Valley-based NGOs, trusts, and societies in funding of terror-related activities was being probed in this case.
“Some NGOs, both registered as well as unregistered, have been collecting funds domestically and abroad under the cover of doing charity and various welfare activities. But some of these organisations have developed links with proscribed terror organisations such as Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Hizbul Mujahideen,” the agency said. (KDC)