NIA questions three Kashmiri separatist leaders in terror funding


New Delhi, May 29, 2017: Three Kashmiri separatists on Monday appeared before the National Investigation Agency (NIA) headquarters in connection with investigations related to funding from Pakistan to perpetuate subversive activities in Kashmir.

Agency sources said JKLF leader Farooq Ahmad Dar alias, Bita Karate, Nayeem Khan and Javed Ahmed Baba alias Gazi of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat have arrived here for questioning by NIA sleuths.

Dar, Ahmed and Khan were asked to bring certain bank and property documents, besides other papers, before the NIA team that had questioned them here for four consecutive days earlier this month.

The NIA, which went to Srinagar to probe into the alleged funding by Pakistan for illegal activities in Kashmir, continued questioning the separatist leaders regarding their involvement in raising, collecting and transferring funds through Hawala and other channels for terror funding in Kashmir. The NIA is probing all aspects of funding of separatist leaders and use of these funds in fuelling the unrest in the Valley.

The agency has collected details of 13 accused chargesheeted so far in the cases in the Valley in the recent past, pertaining to the damage caused to schools and public property as part of the larger conspiracy to perpetuate violence and chaos in Kashmir.

The case is based on a sting operation, aired on a news channel, in which Khan was purportedly shown confessing to receiving money from Pakistan-based groups through hawala channels.

Wefornews Bureau

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