The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is conducting raids at 9 places in Kashmir and Delhi in reference to a terror funding case. The properties of six NGOs which are being searched embrace Falah-e-Aam Trust, Charity Alliance, Human Welfare Foundation, JK Yateem Foundation, Salvation Movement and JK Voice of Victims.
The two NGOs Charity Alliance and Human Welfare Foundation are primarily based in Delhi. The relaxation are primarily based in Srinagar.
The case pertains to NGOs and trusts that allegedly diverted funds meant for charitable actions to “secessionist and separatist activities” in Jammu and Kashmir.
#UPDATE NIA is conducting raids throughout 9 places in Delhi & Srinagar on 6 NGOs & trusts specifically Falah-e-Aam Trust, Charity Alliance, Human Welfare Foundation, JK Yateem Foundation, Salvation Movement and J&Ok Voice of Victims (JKVoV) https://t.co/9G8k5iCKvp
— ANI (@ANI) October 29, 2020
According to the NIA, a number of incriminating paperwork and digital units have been seized.
According to information company PTI, the case was registered on October eight beneath numerous sections of the IPC and the UAPA. The company had ‘credible info that sure NGOs and Trusts are amassing funds domestically and overseas by way of so-called donations and enterprise contributions’ after which utilizing them to fund terror actions in Jammu and Kashmir.
Earlier on Wednesday, the NIA carried out raids at 10 places in Srinagar and Bengaluru in reference to the case.
Meanwhile, PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti has referred to as the NIA raids a vicious crackdown on dissent.
“NIA raids on human rights activist Khurram Parvez & Greater Kashmir office in Srinagar is yet another example of GOIs vicious crackdown on freedom of expression & dissent. Sadly, NIA has become BJPs pet agency to intimidate & browbeat those who refuse to fall in line,” she tweeted on Wednesday.