NIA issues fresh summons to Mirwaiz Umar, Naseem Geelani

DN Bureau

National Investigation Agency on Friday issued fresh summons to separatist Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Naseem Geelani, the son of another separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani to be present here for questioning on March 18 and 19 in connection with a terror funding case.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq
Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

New Delhi: National Investigation Agency on Friday issued fresh summons to separatist Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq andNaseem Geelani, the son of another separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani to be present here for questioning on March 18 and 19 in connection with a terror funding case.

The move comes amidst the government crackdown on separatist leaders in Kashmir in the aftermath of Pulwama terror attack.

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Earlier this month, the NIA had carried out searches at seven locations of separatists in Kashmir, including that of Mirwaiz in connection with the said case.

The agency claimed to have recovered several incriminating documents, including letterheads of different terrorist organisations as well as high-end communication systems, during the raid.

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During the searches, the teams also recovered electronic devices including laptops, e-tablets, mobile phones, pen drives, communication system, and DVRs. (ANI)

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