Srinagar, Jun 22: National Investigation Agency carried raids at 11 places in Kashmir Valley, officials said on Wednesday.
Official sources said that NIA sleuths with the assistance of police and CRPF carried out raids in connection with a case related to militancy in Pulwama, Kulgam, Srinagar and Ganderbal districts.
“Today (22.06.2022), NIA conducted searches at 11 locations in Jammu & Kashmir in the districts of Srinagar, Kulgam, Pulwama and Ganderbal and arrested one accused in RC-32/2021/NIA/DLI,” NIA said.
He said the case relates to activities of ‘The Resistance Front’ (TRF), an offshoot of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and its commander Sajjad Gul, who has been actively radicalising, motivating and recruiting youth of J&K to undertake violent activities in J&K and other parts of India.
The case was registered suo moto by NIA on 18 November 2021, NIA said.
“During the searches conducted today, incriminating materials including digital devices have been seized,” the NIA said, adding, “ Based on the searches conducted today, an accused Mudasir Ahmed Dar son of Ali Mohammed Dar of Nowpora, Kharpora Kulgam was arrested for providing logistical support and transporting arms & ammunition.”
He was closely associated with TRF commander responsible for the recent targeted killings across the Kashmir valley and was also involved in radicalisation and recruitment of impressionable youth at the behest of TRF, the NIA claimed.
“Further investigation in the case continues,” he added.