Srinagar, Nov 24 (GNS): Police on Thursday carried out raids at at-least seven locations in Srinagar, Pulwama and Budgam districts in connection with purported online threat issued to Valley-based journalists.
A senior Police officer told GNS that the premises which were searched include that of journalist Showkat A Motta in Srinagar, Khaksar Nadeeb Adnan (Advocate) in Srinagar, Haji Hayat’s House in Pampore and office (Kashmirreader) in Srinagar, Ishfaq Reshi in Budgam, Asif Dar (based abroad) and Saqib Hussain Magloo in Srinagar.
The officer said that the searches were carried from ‘leads’ from earlier raids. Some have detained for questioning, the officer said.
The officer said that those on whose houses searches were carrier earlier are being summoned every day for examination.
“During search, all the legal formalities and SOPs were followed professionally and incriminating materials including mobiles, computers, laptops, pendrives, simcards, Jihadi literature, banking documents, dummy gun, US & Russian currency notes were recovered and seized by the respective teams,” police said in a statement issued later.
“The investigation in the instant case is going on vigorously and is in advance stage. General public is requested to cooperate with Police and bring any information relevant to this case in the notice of Srinagar Police.”
On November 19, Police carried searches at 12 locations in the valley in connection with the case registered at Police Station Sharigarhi.(GNS)