KTMF President, Yasin Khan summoned by NIA


Kashmir Traders and Manufacturing Federation (KTMF) on Friday condemned the summoning of its president Muhammad Yasin Khan by National Investigation Agency (NIA), to its headquarter in New Delhi on Sep 25.

After the NIA sent notice to Khan, the KTMF held a meeting today at its office here.

In a statement issued here, the trade body said that the traders from districts and Tehsils and Market associations called over phone and expressed their resentment against the NIA for summoning Khan to NIA headquarter on Sep 25.

KTMF said that the NIA action against Khan as ‘an attack against the Valley traders.’

Meanwhile, the NIA has again summoned Syed Naseem Geelani to its headquarters in New Delhi for questioning, sources said.

 “He has been called again on 25th of September, 2017 to NIA headquarters, New Delhi,” a statement of the members of Faculty of Forestry, Sher-e-Kashmir university of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir said on Friday.

Naseem, the son of octogenarian pro-freedom leader Syed Ali Geelani was first summoned and questioned by NIA from 8th of August to 11th of August, 2017. His second round of questioning was done from 24th of August to 30th of August this year.

NIA is investigating an alleged funding case registered on May 30 this year.

The investigation agency has so far arrested seven pro-freedom leaders, a businessman and two youth including a photojournalist regarding the investigation.


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