New Delhi: In an effort to eliminate militant threats to national security, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday again conducted raids at multiple locations in Jammu and Kashmir in connection with a terror conspiracy case.
As per the probe agency, cadres of several proscribed terror groups such as the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), Hizbul-Mujahideen (HM), Al Badr and their affiliates, including the Resistance Front (TRF), People Against Fascist Forces (PAFF), have been found to be involved in a conspiracy to carry out extremist activities in the Valley, and other major cities in India.
Several civilians have been killed in cold blood by militants in Jammu and Kashmir over the past few weeks, creating a sense of tension and horror in the Valley.
Till now, 15 militants have been neutralised in the span of two weeks, according to Kashmir IGP Vijay Kumar.
The NIA had arrested five terror operatives in connection with the case on October 13 during raids at two locations in Srinagar.
The arrested were identified as Md Haneef Chiralu, Hafeez, Owais Dar, Mateen Bhat and Arif Farooq Bhat.
“The case pertains to hatching of conspiracy for undertaking violent terrorist acts in J&K and other major cities, by cadres of Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad, Hizbul Mujahideen, Al Badr and their affiliates such as The Resistance Front (TRF) and People Against Fascist Forces (PAFF),” the NIA had in a statement.
Prior to that, the anti-terror agency had arrested four persons after raiding multiple locations in J&K.