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NIA to probe Syed Ali Shah Geelani, LeT chief for receiving funds from Pak

A team arrived in Srinagar on Friday to question those named in the preliminary report

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is probing the role of Lashker-e-Taiba chief Hafeez Mohammed Saeed and hardline Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani in subversive activities in Jammu and Kashmir. The NIA named the two 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 terror groups. The others named in the PE were Farooq Ahmed Dar alias 'Bitta Karate' and Gazi Javed Baba of the ...

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First Published: Fri, May 19 2017. 21:18 IST
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