The Nationwide Investigation Company (NIA) on Saturday carried out raids at 14 locations right here in Jammu and Kashmir in reference to the arrest of Lashkar-e-Mustafa (LeM) chief Hidayatullah Malik and restoration of a 7 kg IED in Jammu, the probe company mentioned.
A number of NIA groups carried out simultaneous raids at these places that embrace Pulwama, Shopian, Srinagar, Anantnag, Jammu and Banihal this morning in reference to two terror circumstances.
The primary case is expounded to the restoration of a 7 kg Improvised Explosive Gadget (IED) close to the Jammu bus stand in February this yr, whereas the second is expounded to a conspiracy by terror organisation LeM practically a month after the arrest of its chief Hidayatullah Malik and his sensational disclosures, together with that NSA Ajit Doval’s workplace in New Delhi, was filmed for a potential terror assault. The NIA took over the case this yr in March.
The LeM chief was arrested by Anantnag police from the Kunjwani space of Jammu on February 6 this yr as he was planning to arrange a base within the winter capital. He was additionally planning terror assaults.
The NIA then mentioned that it registered the case referring to a conspiracy by frontal operating terror organisation LeM, working on the behest of proscribed terrorist organisation Jaish-e-Mohammed, to hold out terrorist actions within the Jammu space with an goal of threatening the sovereignty, integrity and safety of India.
The case was initially registered at Gangyal Police station on February 6 beneath numerous sections of the Illegal Actions Prevention Act (UAPA).
The NIA re-registered this case on March 2 this yr and brought over the investigation. One hand grenade, three magazines and 28 rounds with different incriminating materials had been recovered from the possession of the arrested terrorist Malik, who had finished reconnaissance of many safety installations in Jammu and Delhi in 2018 and 2019 for finishing up terror assaults.
Malik has been related to different terror teams in previous and has furthered subversive and terror actions in Kashmir valley.
The fear group had additionally dedicated a daylight financial institution theft through which Rs 60 lakhs had been looted from Jammu and Kashmir Financial institution, Essential Department Shopian in November 2020.
(With ANI inputs)