SRINAGAR — The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Sunday morning raided multiple locations in Kashmir and arrested at least five persons accused in different cases.
The NIA along with the Jammu and Kashmir Police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel raided a dar-ul-uloom (Islamic seminary) in Nawabazar area of Srinagar and conducted searches in it. Some important documents and a laptop were seized on the spot and the seminary’s chairman, Adnaan Ahmad Nadvi, son of Noor Din Bhat, a resident of Hawal, was arrested for further investigation.
The dar-ul-uloom that was raided today is affiliated with Darul Uloom Lucknow.
In South Kashmir’s Anantnag district, raids were conducted at several locations including Pushroo, Magraypora and Sunsooma localities of Achabal area.
Five persons — identified as Javid Ahmad Mir, son of Mohammad Shaban Mir, a resident of Sunsooma Achabal; Umar Bhat, son of Nisar Bhat, a resident of Magray Mohalla Achabal, running a readymade shop; Owais Ahmad Bhat, son of Nisar Ah Bhat resident of Magray Mohalla Achabal; Tanveer Ahmad Bhat, son of Gul Mohammad Bhat, a resident of Goori Mohalla Achabal; and Zeeshan Amin Malik, son of Mohammad Amin Malik, a resident of Pushroo Nowgam, were detained for further questioning.
Some important documents and laptops were seized for further investigations by the NIA.
This is a developing story and may be updated