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NIA arrests TRF operative during raid in Srinagar for motivating, recruiting youth by LeT

SRINAGAR: A TRF operative was arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in connection with the case of radicalizing, motivating and recruiting youth of Jammu and Kashmir by Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT)

In a statement, NIA said that they yesterday (30.12.2021), conducted search in Srinagar and arrested one TRF operative, Arsalan Feroz @ Arsalan Soub son of Feroz Ahmad Ahanger resident of Zaldagar, M. R. Gunj, Srinagar in Case No. RC 32/2021/NIA/DLI.

The case relates to a conspiracy hatched for radicalising, motivating and recruiting youth of Jammu & Kashmir to effect violent activities in Jammu & Kashmir and the rest of India by Sajjad Gul, Salim Rehmani @ Abu Saad and Saifullah Sajid Jutt, Commanders of LeT/TRF, he said.

According to the NIA statement, in furtherance of the said criminal conspiracy, they are recruiting individuals (OGWs) to carry out reconnaissance of pre-determined targets, co-ordinating and transporting weapons to support LeT and its frontal affiliate TRF. Till now 04 accused have been arrested in the instant case, he said.

The search conducted yesterday led to the recovery of several incriminating documents and digital devices. Investigation in the case continues, reads the statement.


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