J&K SIA Carries Out Raids In Terror Funding Case

| Updated: 19 July, 2022 7:12 pm IST
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SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir anti-terror agency State Investigation Agency carried out raids in Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday in connection with terror funding and has arrested some persons.

The money has been used to finance some fake journalists for glorying terrorism and some more arrests are on cards.

“Today on 19.07.2022, State Investigation Agency (SIA), Jammu with the help of District Police and Civil Administration of District Baramulla conducted well-coordinated raids at multiple locations of District Baramulla i.e. Nambla Uri, Baramulla in connection with terror funding case registered at Police Station Gandhi Nagar vide case FIR No. 73/2022 dated 31.03.2022 under sections U/S 13, 17, 18 UA(P) Act, 1967, withstands transferred to SIA Jammu,” officials said here.

“During the raids, large number of evidence with regard to smuggling of narcotics from across the border and generating the funds from the same for financing the terror modules, separatists, OGWs, to the families of killed terrorists have been established.”

Besides, during the course of the investigation, officials said, it has been found that the money generated from the narcotic substances has also been used to finance some fake journalists for creating fake and wrong narratives against the Union Territory to support and glorify terrorism by using different social media platforms etc. for the indoctrinating and alluring youngsters into terrorism.

Moreover, during the raids, some people who were found involved in the nexus of narcotic terror financing have been arrested under relevant sections of law and an investigation is proceeding to establish the involvement of some more people in the nexus who are already under the scanner.

It is pertinent to mention here that a sum of Rs 6.9 lakhs has already been recovered by Police in the instant case. The Police spokesperson said that more raids are expected in the coming days and the efforts will remain to continue to demolish such modules operating in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

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