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Cracking down on terrorism: NIA raids several places in Jammu and Kashmir

New Delhi| The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday raided several places in various cases related to terror funding and terrorism. An NIA official said extensive searches were conducted in Srinagar, Budgam, Pulwama, Shopian, Awantipora, Anantnag, Handwara, Kupwara and Poonch districts.

The raids were conducted at the premises of members of the banned Jamaat-e-Islami (Jammu and Kashmir) and overground workers involved in conspiracies hatched by proscribed terrorist organizations and their associates, the NIA official said. Our searches also focused on the Jammu and Kashmir terror funding case, which was registered suo moto by the agency on February 5, 2021.” The NIA said a large number of incriminating

documents and digital devices were seized during the searches.

Terror funding case pertains to the collection of funds by JEI (J&K) for charitable purposes, but used to promote terror activities by banned terrorist organizations like Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) and Lashkar-e-Taiba, the NIA official said. was being done to give. (LET). We had earlier charge sheeted four people in this case, which included well-organized cadres of terrorist organizations operating in Jammu and Kashmir.

The NIA registered another case on June 21, 2022, against various banned terrorist organizations and their newly formed affiliates.

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