NIA raids houses of militants in South and North Kashmir
Srinagar, Feb 3, KNT: National Investigation Agency (NIA) sleuths Monday raided several locations in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district. These raids were conducted in connection with the arrest of tainted police officer and the Nagrota attack.
Official sources told Kashmir News Trust that a team of NIA before the raids held a closed door meeting with the police officials in the district. The raid according to sources was conducted on the house of an alleged Hizb militant Fayaz Ahmed at Bumhama village of the district. Fayaz was recently arrested by police in Kupwara.
Sources added that raids were conducted on the houses of some former militants in the district. A police official said that it would be premature to say what they seized during these raids.
Pertinently, after the revelations made by the truck driver who was arrested after Nagrota attack, NIA has become very active and has been raiding the houses and offices belonging to suspected persons. In South Kashmir as well, the Agency conducted raids and seized incriminate documents.
Meanwhile, the NIA carried out fresh raid of house of IPS officer & his brother in Dragad village of Shopian district.
Sources that NIA sleuths assisted by J&K police and paramilitary CRPF carried out raid at the house of IPS officer and his brother on early Monday at Dragad Shopian in connection with the arrest of former J&K police DSP Davinder Singh and Hibz commander Naveed Babbu.
Sources added the IPS officer’s brother was militant and was killed in 2019 during encounter with forces in Shopian.
Pertinently, former J&K police DSP Davinder Singh was caught while transporting two militants Naveed Babbu, Rafi Ahmed and a lawyer Irfan Ahmed in his vehicle to Jammu on January 11.