Tariq Nabi Bhat
Srinagar, Nov 22,: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) today carried out searches at number of places, including the offices of Human Rights Activist here in Srinagar, reportedly in connection with militant funding probe.
NIA in their repeated press statements have claimed that various entities were receiving money from undisclosed donors which was then being used to fund militant activities.
Reports said that the raids were conducted in Amira Kadal Lal Chowk and Sonwara are of the city.
Last year also NIA conducted raids at the residences and offices of various persons including human rights activists in Srinagar and other parts of Kashmir.
Reports said that during today’s raids, the agency was assisted by the local police and paramilitary personnel that searched the offices thoroughly.
Raids were going on till the filing of this report. (KNT)