SRINAGAR: State Investigation Agency (SIA) carried out raids at multiple locations in South and central Kashmir on Saturday morning, sources said.
Sources told that the sleuths of the investigating agency with the assistance of the local police and the CRPF carried out raids in the summer capital Srinagar, Budgam, Pulwama, and other districts.
In Srinagar, raids are being conducted in the residences of Mohammad Amin Kha,n son of Late Habibullah Khan resident of H.No.18 Umer Colony (B) Lalbazar who runs a mobile shop in Budgam, Mohd Yousuf Dhani son of Noor Mohd Dhani resident of Barbarshah, Kralkhud, Saleem Ah Malik son of Bashir Ahmad Malik resident of Lasjan, Nowgam, Basit Syed Narwari son of Mohammad Syed Narwari R/o Kani Mazar, Nawakadal, Basit Syed Narwari, son of Mohammad Syed resident of Kani-Mazar Nawakadal and Waseem Shafi Bhat son of Mohammad Shafi Bhat resident of Alipora Lalbazar.
In Budgam, sources confirmed that raids were being conducted in the houses of Nasir Ali Malla son of Ali Mohammad resident of Karipora, Sayar Ahmad Mir resident of Munipappy Budgam, and Junaid Mir, son of Manzoor Ahmad. Raids were also conducted in Ichgam and Sholipora.
Sleuths of the investigating agency carried out raids in South Kashmir’s Lassipora and Chandgam area of Pulwama besides the Braw Bandina area of Awantipora and Chawalgam area of Kulgam.
An official said raids are being conducted at the residences and shops of persons dealing with the selling of mobile phones and sim cards. Raids were going on when this report was being filed. (KDC)