Mirwaiz flies to New Delhi to appear before NIA in ‘terror funding’ case

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairperson Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Monday flew to New Delhi to appear before the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in connection with an alleged funding case.

The resistance leader had cited security reasons for inability to travel to Delhi and asked the NIA to question him in Srinagar.

On Friday, the third NIA summon served him specified that the security concerns of Mirwaiz would be taken care of by the NIA in Delhi.

The decision to appear before the NIA was taken by the Mirwaiz on Sunday following an executive meeting of the Hurriyat group.

It was also decided that executive members of the Hurriyat, including Professor Abdul Ghani Bhat, Bilal Gani Lone and Masroor Ansari would accompany Mirwaiz to New Delhi.

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