The Jammu and Kashmir Police have detained two Kashmiri separatists ahead of a Monday meeting called to discuss the NIA raids on the homes of Hurriyat leaders.
Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front chairman Yasin Malik was taken into preventive custody on Monday, a night after Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, who heads the moderate faction of the separatist Hurriyat Conference, was put under house arrest.
The two were to attend a meeting at the home of hardliner Syed Ali Shah Geelani in downtown Srinagar.
The NIA on Saturday and Sunday raided the home and offices of separatist as part of investigation in to charges of funds from Pakistan being used
The NIA raided across Kashmir,Delhi and Haryana and recovered laptops, letter heads of Hizbul mujahideen, mobile phones, gold jewellery and more than 2.5 crores cash
Some businessmen are also on the anti-terror agency’s radar
Hurriyat leaders accused the government of targeting the business community to cripple Kashmir’s economy
The NIA FIR alleges that money received from Pakistan was being used to fund violence in Kashmir
Several teams of NIA conducting raids in Haryana,Jammu and Kashmir and Delhi past 48 hours
Businessmen whose houses and offices were raided in Delhi and Haryana were mostly involved in business of dry fruits,spices ,fruits, leather,shawl etc
There are a select set of traders who work on the pay rolls of terrorist organisations to manage trades,the profit of which funds terror
NIA on Sunday raids in residence of separatist and seized foreign currencies
During the searches a few thousand Pakistani currencies belonging to UAE and Saudi Arabia