SRINAGAR, Aug 11: In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Indian infamous National Investigation Agency (NIA) conducted raids at 45 locations of Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir in 14 districts of the territory.
The raids were conducted at the residences of the banned Jamaat-e-Islami leaders and activists in the territory.
The NIA sleuths, assisted by Indian Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and police personnel conducted raids at the residences of members of Jamaat-e-Islami.
According to media reports, NIA conducted raids to check resurgence of Jamaat-e-Islami activities in Jammu and Kashmir despite the ban on organization adding that a senior DIG and a team from New Delhi had flown to Srinagar before the raids.
Official sources said that in Srinagar searches are being carried out in the residence of Gazi Moin-ul Islam, a resident of Soura and Falah E Aam Trust Nowgam, Ghulam Mohammad Bhat son of Mohammad Jaffar Bhat at present HIG Colony Bemina, Bashir Ahmad Lone at Harwan and Faheem Ramzan at Lal Bazar.
They said in Anantnag residential houses of Mushtaq Ahmad Wani son of Ghulam Hassan Wani, Nazir Ahmad Raina son of Ghulam Rasool Raina, both resident of Lohersenzi are of Kokernag, Farooq Ahmad Khan son of Mohammad Yaqoob Khan, a resident of Sundbrbare Kokernag, Aftaq Ahmad Mir resident of Badoora Achabal and Ahmadullah Parrey resident of Khiram Bijbehara.
A police official from Budgam told Srinagar based news agency that NIA searches are being carried out in the residences of many Jamaat leaders including Dr. Mohammad Sultan Bhat son of Lasse Bhat presently staying in Pakistan since 2019, Ghulam Mohammad Wani and Gulzar Ahmad Shah all residents of Soibugh Budgam, Riyaz Ahmad Sofi son of Mohammad Sultan Sofi, a resident of Sholipora and Mohammad Abdullah Wani a resident of Wadwan at present Mandir-Bagh Bhagat in Srinagar.
In Bandipora Ex Jamaat president’s residence is being searched. He was identified as Mohammad Sikander Malik son of Abdul Ghani Malik, a resident of Gundpora.
In central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district NIA raided four residences including Gul Mohammad war son of Abdul Rahim war ex Ameer Zila JEI Ganderbal, a resident of Manigam Lar Ganderbal, residence of Zahoor Ahmad Reshi son of Afzal Reshi and Mehraj ud din Reshi son of Afzal Reshi both resident of Safapora Ganderbal and at house of Abdul Hameed Bhat son of Ghulam Mohd at Batwina Ganderbal.
In Shopian NIA raids are going on at two locations identified as Mohammad Yousuf Sheikh son of Gulamh Hassan Sheikh, a resident of Maldera Shopian JEI Activist and Ex- militant and Riyaz Ahmad Ganie son of Mohd yaseen Ganie resident of Nadigam Shopian (brother of Hamid Fayaz Ganie Ameeri Jammat JeI who is presently under Public Safety Act, reported media.
At Kulgam NIA searched residences of Ghulam Hassan Sheikh son of Saifullah Sheikh, a resident of Tarigam Kulgam ex Ameer Jamat member and Mohammad Yosuf Rather son of Ghulam Ahmad Rather, resident of Bolsoo Kulgam ex Ameer Zila Kulgam JeI.
In North Kashmir’s Baramulla NIA accompanied by local Police raided the residential house of Peer Gayasuddin Shah Son of Late Ghulam Hassan Shah, resident of Wagoora (Ex JeI Ameer Tehsil Wagoora) and Abdul Rahman Shall, a resident of Baramulla.
Similarly as per reports NIA raids are being carried out in Ramban, Doda, Kishtwar and Rajouri districts of Jammu.
It is worth mentioning here that Indian government had banned JI Jammu and Kashmir on 28th February 2019.
According to media Emir JI Jammu and Kashmir Dr. Abdul Hameed Fayyaz, JI J&K Spokesperson Advocate Zahid Ali and district emirs and office bearers were arrested and nearly 450 JI leaders were detained and JI offices and organizations were sealed.