NIA raids several places in terror funding case

New Delhi. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday raided six places in Jammu and Kashmir in connection with the terror funding case. The NIA teams were accompanied by CISF personnel and local police. He said, this is a matter of terror funding. The NIA on Monday continued searches in Jammu and Kashmir in connection with terror funding by Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir, an outlawed organization under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. Earlier on May 11, the Central Anti-Terrorism Agency had conducted searches in Budgam and Baramulla districts of Jammu and Kashmir. It is worth mentioning that on May 4, the NIA had arrested the separatist organization of the banned Jamaat-e-Islami.SEARCHED AT 16 LOCATIONS IN JAMMU AND KASHMIR as part of its continuing crackdown on terror funding in J&K in case related to separatist activities. Jamaat-e-Islami has been found to be carrying out terror funding activities in Jammu and Kashmir even after it was declared an unlawful association under the UA(P) Act on February 28, 2019. The ANI had filed a charge sheet in a particular case. New Delhi's Patiala House Court on May 12, 2022 against the four accused. It had earlier filed a case in this matter on February 5, 2021.
NIA's investigation so far has revealed that members of Jamaat-e- Islami (Jammu and Kashmir) were collecting funds from domestic and abroad for allegedly charitable purposes like promotion of education and health along with donations. Instead, the funds were being used for violent and separatist activities in Jammu and Kashmir. They were also being routed through banned terrorist organisations, such as Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM), Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and others.