Srinagar, Feb 3: The NIA and Jammu and Kashmir Police carried out searches at residences of Over Ground Worker (OGW) of militants Farooq Ahmed Thokar and active Hizbul militant Omar Dhobi in Shopian of South Kashmir on Monday, sources said.
were also being carried out in Tral in Pulwama district at ancestral house of
suspended Deputy SP Davinder Singh, sources said.
J&K police has denied reports by sections of media that searches were
carried out at an IPS officers residence in Shopian. “News reports on NIA
searches at IPS officer’s residence in Shopian is fake,” SSP Shopian
Sandeep Chaudhary said.
Sunday, the National Investigation Agency and the state police carried out
fresh raids on locations of DSP Devinder Singh, Hizb terrorists Naveed Babu and
Rafi Ahmad and a law school dropout Irfan Ahmad.
Saturday a 20-member NIA team arrived in Kashmir to collect more facts about
Davinder Singh who was arrested by J&K police while transporting three
people including two Hibzul Mujahideen militants, Naveed Babu and Rafi Ahmed,
and Irfan Amad to Jammu on January 11.
team led by a DIG rank officer went to Anantnag and held a meeting with the
police officials, sources said.
officials are currently interrogating Singh in Jammu after the agency got his
week the DG NIA, YC Modi, reviewed investigations into the case that has shaken
the security establishment.
initial investigations by J&K police the case was handed to the NIA.
to sources Babu, Ahmed and Mir had planned a travel to Pakistan after reaching
Singh’s arrest, J&K police conducted multiple raids at his residences in
was posted with the anti-hijacking wing of J&K police in Srinagar, and was
part of the security staff that received a group of foreign ambassadors who
visited Kashmir last month, including the US envoy. (IANS)
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