SIA raids multiple locations in Kashmir, Geelani’s property among 19 properties seized

SRINAGAR — Intensifying the crackdown on Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI), State Investigation Agency (SIA) is carrying out raids at many locations in central and south Kashmir on Saturday morning as part of its investigation of a case registered at SIA and some properties belonging to banned Jamaat-e-Islami have been attached.

Reliable sources told news agency Kashmir Dot Com that the sleuths of the investigating agency with the assistance of the local police and the CRPF carried out raids at many locations in summer capital Srinagar, Pulwama and Kulgam.

Sleuths of SIA early morning raided the property of late Syed Ali Shah Geelani at BulBul-Bagh, Barzulla in Srinagar and conducted searches, later the property was attached.

In Budgam, Madina complex at Magam has been attached and notified in terms of section 8 UA (P) Act by a team of SIA along with Jammu and Kashmir Police. The team accompanied by NT Feroz Ahmad lone and a police party sealed 7 Kanal property of JeI at Chandpora in Budgam.

Similarly, the team at Mazhama installed the restriction notice on the un-functional Darasgah of JEI consisting of 02 rooms with 6 malras land. At Ompora Budgam the property of JeI was attached by the same team of SIA.

Reports said that at-least nineteen properties are being attached, today by the 11 teams of SIA.

An official confirmed to KDC and said raids are being conducted in connection with a case under FIR No 17 of 2019 under Sections 10, 11, and 13 of Police Station Batamaloo being investigated by the SIA. The details of raids will be shared later, he said. — (KDC)