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NIA conducts raids at Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin's residence in Jammu and Kashmir

A day after Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin’s son Syed Shahid Yousuf arrested in connection with 2011 terror funding case accepted his links with Pakistan-based militant organisation, sleuths of National Investigating Agency (NIA) carried out raids at banned terrorist chief’s residence in Soibugh at Jammu and Kashmir’s Budgam district on Thursday morning.


  |  Updated On : October 26, 2017 10:15 AM
NIA conducts raids at Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin's residence in Jammu and Kashmir. (File Photo)

NIA conducts raids at Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin's residence in Jammu and Kashmir. (File Photo)

New Delhi :  

A day after Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin’s son Syed Shahid Yousuf arrested in connection with 2011 terror funding case accepted his links with Pakistan-based militant organisation, sleuths of National Investigating Agency (NIA) carried out raids at  banned terrorist chief’s residence in Soibugh at Jammu and Kashmir’s Budgam district on Thursday morning.

According to reports, NIA carried out the raids around 7 am in the morning.

Sleuths of the investigating agency have seized several documents from the residence of Salahuddin.

According to sources NIA, the raids were carried out in connection with the ongoing probe into the alleged funding of the Kashmiri separatists from Pakistan.

Yosuf during interrogation accepted to the NIA that he had received money from terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen.

PTI quoting an NIA official said, “During the questioning, Yousuf admitted having received funds from cadres of Hizbul Mujahideen on the direction of his father Syed Salahuddin."

The agency further quoted the official said, “Yosuf has revealed names of his abroad associations with the Hizbul and involved in raising," added the official.

Also read: Son of Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin admits receiving funds to stoke trouble in Kashmir

Yousuf was produced before district court on Tuesday seeking Custody, which was provided.

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NIA in its plea had said that they needed to unravel the entire criminal conspiracy and establish links with Hizbul Mujahideen.

First Published: Thursday, October 26, 2017 10:07 AM


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