New Delhi: Two maternal uncles of moderate Hurriyat conference chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and his close aides were Wednesday questioned by the National Investigation Agency (NIA).
Maulvi Manzoor and Maulvi Shafat were served notices last week to appear before the agency and the duo arrived and faced questions from the NIA sleuths, official sources said.
Both of them are retired senior government officers.
The questioning of the duo would continue for some days, they said.
Another close aide of the Mirwaiz, Shahid-ul-Islam, and businessman Zahoor Watali are being continuously grilled by the NIA for last seven days regarding alleged disbursement of funds.
The close scrutiny of the businessman’s account showed close proximity with some small-time politicians from the Kashmir Valley, sources said.