NIA raids in terror funding case expand to Delhi, NGOs searched

After several raids in Srinagar on Wednesday, National Investigation Agency expands the search to NGO’s in Delhi. Searches at two NGO’s in Delhi, Charity Alliance and Human Welfare Foundation are underway in connection with Kashmir terror funding case.

Six non-profits and trust and nine places, including the property of former Delhi Minority Commission chief Zafarul-Islam Khan have been raided.

The six NGOs raided by the NIA are Falah-e-Aam Trust, Charity Alliance, Human Welfare Foundation, JK Yateem Foundation, Salvation Movement, and J&K Voice of Victims.

Mr Khan is the founding editor of the newspaper Milli Gazette and chairman of Charity Alliance.

NIA on Wednesday raided the homes and offices of Khurram Parvez, coordinator of J&K Coalition of Civil Society; his associates Parvez Ahmad Bukhari, Parvez Ahmad Matta and Swati Sheshadri; Parveena Ahanger, chairperson of Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons, NGO Athrout, and the Greater Kailash Trust.

Several incriminating documents and electronic devices were seized, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) said in a statement. The case was registered on October 8 under various sections of the IPC and the UAPA.