Published On: Thu, Sep 28th, 2017

NIA summons independent J&K MLA Engineer Rashid in terror funding case

Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday summoned to New Delhi Jammu and Kashmir independent legislator Engineer Rashid for questioning in connection with allegedly receiving funds from Pakistan for stoking terror activities in the Kashmir valley.

It is for the first time that a MLA from the state has been summoned by the NIA

Informed sources here said Engineer Rashid, who represents the north Kashmir Langate assembly constituency, has been asked to reach the NIA office on October 3.

The agency is investigating an alleged terror funding case involving separatist leaders, some local businessmen and others.

It is for the first time that a MLA from the state has been summoned by the NIA.

So far, 10 people, including separatist leaders and a businessman, have been arrested by the NIA.

 

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