NIA raids Khurram Parvaiz’s office in Budgam

SRINAGAR — The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday raided an NGO office in central Kashmir’s Budgam district.

Reports reaching news agency Kashmir Dot Com said that a team of NIA conducted searches at an NGO office at Dandoosa area in Budgam. The office is of Khurram Parvaiz, they said.

An official confirmed and said, “Yes, the NIA team conducted searches at the NGO office at Dandoosa Budgam, some documents have been seized during searches”.

The searches were conducted in NGO terror funding case. Parvaz is already in jail in a terror-funding case and was chargesheeted in May last year.

Following the first arrest made in the NGO terror funding case on March 20, 2023, the National Investigation Agency arrested Khurram Parvez, the program coordinator of Jammu and Kashmir Coalition of Civil Societies (JKCCS) and chairperson of Philippines-based NGO Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD). — (KDC)