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NIA’s search operation in Jammu and Kashmir

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Ground Report | New Delhi: NIA’s search operation; Five more suspected terror associates were arrested on Wednesday in a raid by the National Investigation Agency, which is probing the Jammu and Kashmir Terrorism Conspiracy Case. A statement issued by the NIA said that the agency arrested Mohammad Hanif Chiralu (Srinagar), Hafeez (Budgam), Owais Dar (Pulwama), Matin Bhatt (Shopian), and Arif Maqbool Bhat (Srinagar).

Earlier on Tuesday, the National Investigation Agency in Jammu and Kashmir conducted a search operation at 16 places and arrested four suspected militants.

An official told news agency PTI on Wednesday that the conspiracy of several extremist groups to carry out attacks in major cities and union territories, including New Delhi, has been exposed by the NIA. In this connection, the NIA registered a case on October 10 and started an investigation.

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Four accused, Waseem Ahmed Sofi, Tariq Ahmed Dar, Bilal Ahmed Mir alias Bilal Fafu and Tariq Ahmed Bafanda were arrested on Tuesday during the search operations conducted at different places in Srinagar, Pulwama, and Shopian districts, an NIA spokesperson said. . All these accused were residents of Srinagar.

The NIA says that preliminary investigation has revealed that the arrested accused were working for various banned extremist organizations, providing them help.

An NIA spokesperson said that several electronic devices, jihadi documents, documents related to suspicious financial transactions have been seized in the search operation conducted on Tuesday. (NIA’s search operation)

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The NIA says that this case is related to a conspiracy to carry out violent extremist attacks in Jammu and Kashmir and other major cities including New Delhi. Extremist organizations like Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammed, Hizb-ul-Mujahideen, Al Badr are being told behind this conspiracy.

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The NIA said the case was received in connection with conspiracy, both physical and cyberspace, by cadres of banned terrorist organizations Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) to carry out violent terrorist acts in major cities including Jammu and Kashmir and New Delhi. related to the information. , Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM), Al Badr and other similar organizations and their allies such as The Resistance Front (TRF) and People Against Fascist Forces (PAFF).

The terrorist associates/over ground workers of these organizations are conspiring with their masters and commanders based in the neighboring country to radicalize them with the aim of recruiting and training local youth to deal with arms, ammunition and explosives. are also included. spokesman said.

The spokesperson said that these terrorists and cadres have perpetrated a number of terrorist acts, including the killing of many innocent civilians and security personnel, and initiating a reign of terror in the Kashmir Valley, thereby challenging the authority of the State.

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