NIA raids 4 places in Kashmir, arrests 2 overground workers of Terror Group TRF
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday conducted searches at four locations in the Kashmir Valley and arrested two overground workers of the Resistance Force (TRF), a front of the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in connection with a terror conspiracy. . ), said an official. An NIA spokesperson said searches were conducted at four places in Baramulla and Kupwara districts of north Kashmir and one each in Pulwama and Shopian districts of south Kashmir.
During the searches, digital devices like mobile phones, laptops, SIM cards and memory cards and improvised explosive devices, jihadi literature and incriminating material used for making posters were seized, the official said. The NIA identified the arrested overground workers (OGWs) as Muzamil Mushtaq Bhat of Baramulla and Fayaz Ahmed Khan of Kupwara and said they were involved in providing logistical support for terrorist activities, spreading terrorist propaganda, radicalising and recruiting new recruits. were in touch with their Pakistan-based masters for Member of TRF.
The case registered by the NIA on November 18 last year pertains to the activities of TRF and its self-styled godman Sajjad Gul, who actively radicalized, motivated and recruited youth in Jammu and Kashmir to engage in violent activities in the Union Territory. doing. and in other parts of the country, the spokesman said.
The spokesman said Gul, along with other allied commanders of Lashkar, would be recruiting OGWs to conduct reconnaissance of pre-determined targets, coordinate and transport arms, ammunition and explosives to support Lashkar and TRF terrorists. Used to be. security forces and carry out targeted killings.
The NIA said that further investigation in the case is on.
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