Terror funding case: NIA raids houses of two separatists in Kashmir

Terror funding case: NIA raids houses of two separatists in Kashmir

Separatists have been arrested so that they can not create any kind of ruckus in Kashmir or perhaps Delhi after of their protest march. Back then, the arrest made from Malik's office.

The NIA on Thursday raided the house of senior separatist leader and influential Shia cleric Syed Agha Hassan as well as the houses of other separatist leaders and their aides in Kashmir Valley as part of its massive searches in the terror-funding case probe.

Sources said that people in hundreds started marching towards the residence of Hasan after, they accused NIA slueths of misbehaving with the family and harassment.

The National Investigation Agency raided the house of Hurriyat leader Agha Syed Hassan and seized almost Rs 2.20 crore cash in Kashmir's Budgam on Thursday.

During the searches, FDs worth over Rs 1 crore, and lots of incriminating material, suspect's financial records, property-related documents and electronic devices have been seized.

A team of the agency raided the house of Abdul Razak Choudhary in Bantlab area of Jammu city.

On Wednesday, separatists Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik had said that they will protest outside the NIA headquarters on September 9 against, what they termed as, "vilification of Kashmiri" people by the investigation agency. "They had planned a secret meeting and to foil that we arrested Malik and placed Mirwaiz and Geelani under house arrest".

Malik was arrested from his Abi Guzar office in Srinagar and moved to the Central Jail, where he will be kept until September 11, as per reports. DG NIA Sharad Kumar had told reporters, "The raids have been carried out in several places in Delhi, Srinagar and Gurugram in connection with terror funding".

Meanwhile, the Kashmir Bar Association has announced continuation of its strike on Friday against the summoning of its president Mian Qayoom by the National Investigation Agency or NIA.

The NIA on Wednesday conducted raids at 11 locations in Srinagar and 5 in Delhi in connection with the Hurriyat Terror Funding case.