NIA Team Arrives To Probe Geelani

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New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is probing the role of Hurriyat (G) leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani in what it calls subversive activities in Jammu and Kashmir.

The NIA named theHafiz saeed and Geelani in its preliminary enquiry (PE), which precedes the filing of a case. It also named Naeem Khan, who was seen on television during a sting operation purportedly confessing to receiving money from Pakistan-based groups.

The others named in the PE were Farooq Ahmed Dar alias ‘Bitta Karate’ and Gazi Javed Baba of the Tehreek-e-Hurriyat.

The NIA team arrived in Srinagar on Friday to question those named in the PE and to collect documentary evidence against them. The LeT chief is based in Pakistan.

In a PE, the NIA can ask those named in the case to appear before it but cannot force them to do so, or arrest them

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