Srinagar, Mar 9: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) today summoned Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, asking him to present himself before NIA on Monday at New Delhi.
After 11 days of NIA raid at his house in Nigeen area of Srinagar during which the agency seized electronic gadgets like laptops, mobile phones, high speed internet and hard drives of computers, he has been summoned to New Delhi for questioning.
According to the notice sent to Mirwaiz by the NIA, the Hurriyat (M) chief has been slapped with Section 120 B, 121 and 121(A).
Mirwaiz is the first among senior Hurriyat leaders who has been summoned by the investigating agency.
Naseen Geelani son of Syed Ali Shah Geelani was also summoned by the NIA to New Delhi. His house was also raided 11 days ago.
Yasin Malik, whose house was also raided 11 days ago, and he has been recently booked under PSA and shifted to Kotbalwal Jail. He was arrested on February 22 evening here and was kept at Police Station here for almost two weeks.
Besides, Hurriyat leaders, over 200 Jamaat-e-Islami leaders were also arrested by the authorities here following which the organization was banned by the Government of India.