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NIA arrests: 7 Hurriyat leaders to be produced in court

July 24, 2017 09:21 PM
Patiala House Court Complex New Delhi

Srinagar, Jul 24 (KNS): The seven Hurriyat leaders arrested by NIA will be produced before the Special Judge, NIA, Patilala House in New Delhi tomorrow (Tuesday).

Those arrested include, Nayeem Khan, Altaf Ahmed Shah alias Fantoosh, Raja Mehrajuddin Kalwal, Peer Saifullah, Aftab Hilali Shah alias Shahid ul Islam, Ayaz Akbar Khanday and Farooq Ahmed Dar alias Bitta Karate.


The leadership expressed serious concern about the safety of these people after their sudden arrests as no one has been to establish contact with them and their whereabouts are not known.

While the six leaders were arrested from Srinagar, Dar was arrested from New Delhi where he was called for questioning.

An NIA spokesperson said the arrested separatists will be produced before the Special Judge, NIA, Patilala House in New Delhi tomorrow. He said more arrests are likely in future.

The spokesman said they were booked in case No. RC 10/2017/NIA/DLI which was registered on May 30 this year “against the separatist and secessionists leaders including the members/cadres of the Hurriyat Conference who have been receiving funds though hawala and causing disruption in the valley, burning schools, damaging public property and waging war against India”.

NIA< new Delhi

Meanwhile, the joint resistance leaders have called for shutdown tomorrow against the arrests and questioning by NIA. Joint Resistance Leadership of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik condemned the arbitrary and illegal arrest of Hurriyat leader Altaf Ahmed Shah, Shahidul Islam, Ayaz Akbar, Mehrajuddin Kalwal and Peer Saifullah by the NIA on fabricated charges. 
The leadership expressed serious concern about the safety of these people after their sudden arrests as no one has been to establish contact with them and their whereabouts are not known.

 

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