The seven separatists arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in militant related funding case yesterday, will be produced before a Delhi court today.
“We had registered a terror funding case related to J&K on May 30 this year under various sections of IPC and Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. Thereafter we conducted wide-ranging searches in several cities and collected incriminating documentary and electronic evidence. We have also seized large amount of cash. Based on the evidence we have collected and subsequent in examinations of persons today we have arrested seven persons, six from Srinagar and one from Delhi,” Alok Mittal, IG, NIA, said.
“All six arrested in Srinagar will be brought to Delhi and all seven accused will be produced in the court on Tuesday in Delhi,” he added.
He further said the evidences which have been collected so far clearly prove the financial trail and the direct link between terror activities and its funding.
The seven separatists include Naeem Khan, Farooq Ahamd Dar alias Bitta Karate, Altaf Funtus, Ayaz Akbar, T. Saifullah , Meraz Kalwal and Saheed Ul Islam.
Six of them were arrested from Srinagar while Bitta Karate was arrested from New Delhi.