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NIA conducts raids in 15 locations, one terrorist arrested | India News

SRINAGAR: The National Investigating Agency (NIA) along with J&K police and CRPF on Saturday conducted raids at 15 locations in Shopian, Anantnag and Jammu district in connection with terrorism case.
In a statement, the agency spokesman said, “The case was initially registered as FIR No. 16/2021 of Gangyal Police Station, District Jammu relating to conspiracy by Lashker-e-Mustafa(LeM), working at the behest of Jaish-e- Muhammed, to carry out terror activities in J&K with an intention to threaten sovereignty, integrity and security of India.”
“NIA had re-registered the case as RC-01/2021/NIA/JMU dated 02.03.2021 and taken over the investigation,” the statement said.
The spokesman said that during the searches at various locations across J&K, many digital devices including mobile phones, hard disks, memory cards, pen drives, laptops and many booklets containing incriminating materials have been recovered from the premises of the arrested accused and the suspects in the case.
“Subsequent to searches, one accused person namely Irfan Ahmed Dar of Batingoo in Anantnag district was also arrested today in the case. Preliminary investigation has revealed that he was involved in the conspiracy of carrying out militant activities in collusion with other arrested accused persons,” the statement said.
The NIA men even raided many locations in Shopian district of south Kashmir. The spokesman of NIA further said agency sleuths, with assistance of J&K Police and CRPF, conducted searches at six locations in Jammu and Ramban.
“The case was initially registered as FIR No 0234/2021 dated 27.06.2021 of PS Bahu Fort District Jammu, J&K relating to recovery of 5kgs IED from a Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist in Bathindi, Jammu on 27.06.2021. It was a conspiracy by LeT to cause explosion in Jammu using the IED. NIA had re-registered the case as RC-04/2021/NIA/JMU dated 19.07.2021 and took over the investigation,” the NIA spokesman said.
The spokesman said, during the searches many digital devices including mobile phones, pen drives, shells of used bullets, CDs, plastic face masks were used during stone pelting in Shopian.
The NIA sleuth even recovered memory cards, hand written “Jihadi” material and other incriminating materials from the various locations, the statement said.

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