The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday raided at 16 locations in Jammu and Kashmir and other major cities after registering a fresh case against The Resistance Front (TRF) and overground workers (OGWs) of Pakistan backed terror outfits Jaish-e-Mohammad, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), Al Badr, Hizbul Mujahideen among others.
This is a major crackdown against terrorists after the recent spike in the civilian killings.
An NIA spokesperson said that multiple searches were conducted at 16 locations in connection to J&K terrorism conspiracy case, pertaining to conspiracy for conducting violent terrorist acts in J&K and other major cities.
Raids were also conducted in the house of Owais Ahmad Dar, son of Ab Khaliq Dar, a resident of Galbugh Kakapora by investigation agency in J&K. The NIA also searched residences in Parimpora, Chattabal, Chanapora, Solina, and Chattabal.
Officials also informed that they will investigate every OGW associated with TRF and involved in assisting the Pakistani terrorists.
On October 10, the agency conducted searches and raided at seven locations in J&K and arrested two alleged TRF operatives in the LeT-TRF conspiracy case. On October 3, the NIA had also raided multiple locations in the Poonch district of the Jammu region in connection with unauthorized trade through the Line of Control (LoC), being used to fund militancy.
The agency has been conducting raids across Kashmir after recent killings in which a Kashmiri Pandit teacher, a Sikh teacher and a renowned Pharmacist ML Bindroo were killed as well as a non-local hawker and a driver from Bandipora were also killed.