‘Some suspects brought for examination, questioning’
SRINAGAR, NOV 19 – Jammu and Kashmir police on Saturday carried out raids at several locations across the Valley including at residences of several journalists in a case related to online threats to Kashmir-based journalists.
In a statement, spokesperson said in the wake of recent threat issued to journalists by a militant outfit, Srinagar Police conducted simultaneous searches at various locations across Kashmir.
The statement reads a case vide FIR No. 82/2022 under relevant sections of law was registered in PS Sherghari against handlers, active militants & associates of LeT & its offshoot TRF for online publication & dissemination of direct threat letters to journalists & reporters based in Kashmir.
“During the course of investigation, each team comprised of 4-5 members and led by an inspector or SI rank officer monitored by the SDPO concerned. The raids were supervised by SP South City Srinagar Lakshya Sharma and launched simultaneous searches at 12 locations across the Valley including the houses of fugitives like Sajjad Gul, Mukhtar Baba, active militants of LeT (TRF) and other suspects in Srinagar, Anantnag and Kulgam Districts,” it reads.
It reads the premises which were raided and searched belong to Mohd Rafi at Nigeen, Khalid Gul at Anantnag, Rashid Maqbool at Lal Bazar, Momin Gulzar at Eidgah, Basit Dar at Kulgam, Sajjad Kralyari at Rainawari, Gowhar Geelani at Soura, Qazi Shibli at Anantnag, Sajjad Sheikh @Sajjad Gul at HMT Srinagar, Mukhtar Baba at Nowgam, Waseem Khalid at Rawalpora and Adil Pandit at Khanyar Srinagar.
“During search, all legal formalities were followed professionally and consequent to the searches some suspects have been brought for examination and questioning. Seized materials by the respective search teams include mobiles, laptops, memory cards, pen-drives & other digital devices, documents, bank papers, rubber stamps, passports, other suspect papers, cash, Saudi currency etc,” it added.
It reads the investigation in the instant case is in full swing and general public is requested to bring any information that is relevant to this case in the notice of Srinagar Police.