JKLF chief Yasin Malik arrested by NIA in ‘funding case’

Srinagar:The National Investigation Agency on Wednesday arrested JKLF chief Yasin Malik in connection with a case related to the funding of “terror” and separatist groups in Jammu and Kashmir.

Malik was brought to New Delhi on Tuesday evening after a special NIA court in Jammu gave the go ahead for his custodial interrogation by the probe agency, they said.

The Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front chief, who was shifted to Tihar jail under police protection, was taken into preventive custody in February by the Jammu and Kashmir police and shifted to Jammu’s Kot Balwal jail.

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