Srinagar, Feb 16: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) today conducted raids at 12 locations in Kashmir in connection with the IED recovery from Bhatindi area of Jammu and militant recruitment cases and arrested 9 persons.
The NIA spokesman said that it conducted searches at multiple locations in Kashmir in case of recovery of IED from Bhatindi area of Jammu (RC-04/2021/NIA/JMU).
The NIA assisted by CRPF and Jammu and Kashmir Police today carried out raids at multiple locations in Kashmir and arrested 9 persons for their alleged involvement in the case.
They raided two locations each in Srinagar and Kupwara, one each in Anantnag, Pulwama, Bandipora, Kulgam and Baramulla.
“This case pertains to recovery of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) from Bhatindi area of Jammu. After investigation 5 accused persons have been arrested in the instant case till date, out of which 3 accused were charge sheeted on 22.12.2021,” the NIA statement said.
It said that during the searches conducted today incriminating material and digital devices have been seized from the premises of suspects in the case.
The also NIA conducted searches at multiple locations in Kashmir in case of radicalising, motivating and recruiting youth of J&K by LeT (RC-32/2021/NIA/DLI).
“Today (16.02.2022), NIA in coordination with Jammu and Kashmir Police and CRPF carried out searches at 3 locations across Kashmir valley in NIA case RC-32/2021/NIA/DLI,” the statement said, adding that this case pertains to radicalising, motivating and recruiting of youth of J&K to effect violent activities in J&K and rest of India by Sajjad Gul, Salim Rehmani alias Abu Saad and Saifullah Sajid Jutt, commanders of LeT/TRF. Four persons have been arrested in the instant case so far.”
“During the searches conducted today incriminating materials and digital devices have been seized,” the statement said.
NIA raids in Kashmir, 9 arrested