New Delhi: Union minister Kiren Rijiju on Thursday dismissed objections to the investigation by the NIA into terror funding in Jammu and Kashmir saying the ongoing probe of the anti-terror agency should not be linked with politics.
“The NIA is doing its duty. It is working in national interest. No one should object it. No one should mix it with politics,” he told reporters on the sidelines of a function.
Rijiju was responding to questions on announcement by separatists Syed Ali Shah Geelani , Yasin Malik and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq that they would hold a dharna outside the office of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in Delhi and court arrest against the alleged harassment by the agency.
The NIA has been conducting raids and arresting people associated with the separatist leaders in connection with alleged money laundering and some other cases.