Srinagar. As a follow up action in the terror-funding case, the National Investigation Agency NIA officials said the searches are being carried out at 12 locations in Srinagar, Baramulla and Handwara.
The officials said that those being searched today have alleged links to persons being investigated in this case.
The NIA registered the case on May 30, accusing separatist and secessionist leaders of being involved with terrorist groups.
The case was registered over raising, receiving and collecting funds through various illegal means for funding separatist and terrorist activities in Jammu and Kashmir.
The National Investigation Agency had arrested seven persons on 24 July in the case of alleged funding of terror and subversive activities in the Kashmir Valley to fuel unrest. The money was being raised to fund separatist and terror activities in Jammu and Kashmir, the NIA had alleged.
he agency had claiming that the accused were waging war against the country and were involved in various offences punishable under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.
It had also alleged that the accused were involved in creating unrest by way of anti-India demonstrations and bandhs.
The case includes charges of causing disruption in the Valley by pelting security forces with stones, burning schools, damaging public property and “waging war” against India.