NIA arrests TRF operative in Srinagar

Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency said that it had arrested an “operative” of “The Resistance Front” in Srinagar on Friday.

The NIA conducted searches in Srinagar on Thursday and arrested the TRF operative, Arsalan Feroz alias Arsalan resident of Zaldagar, old Srinagar in a case of radicalising, motivating and recruiting the youth of Jammu & Kashmir for the Lashkar-e-Toiba.NIA said till now four accused have been arrested in the instant case.

“Search conducted yesterday led to recovery of several incriminating documents and digital devices,” NIA statement said, adding investigation in the case is going on.

“The case relates to the conspiracy hatched for radicalising, motivating and recruiting youths of Jammu & Kashmir to effect violent activities in Jammu & Kashmir and rest of India by Sajjad Gul, Salim Rehmani alias Abu Saad and Saifullah Sajid Jutt, Commanders of LeT/TRF,” a NIA statement said.

“In furtherance of the said criminal conspiracy they are recruiting individuals (OGWs) to carry out reconnaissance of pre determined targets, co-ordinating and transporting weapons to support LeT and its frontal affiliate TRF,” he said.

UNI

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