Mainstream politician Rashid Engineer was recently arrested by the NIA in a terror funding case. Now the role of a lawyer, Irfan Shafi Mir, has cropped up in a terror-related case, the NIA says.
Bengaluru: The various probes by the National Investigation Agency in the Valley have revealed the roles of the personalities from the mainstream in both terror and terror funding cases.
The NIA, it may be recalled, had recently arrested mainstream politician Rashid Engineer in a terror funding case. Now the role of a lawyer, Irfan Shafi Mir has cropped up in a terror related case, the NIA says.
New Delhi, Feb 04: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will question former J&K MLA Sheikh Abdul Rashid for his links with self-styled Hizbul Mujahideen commander Naveed ‘Babu’, arrested along with suspended Jammu and Kashmir Police DSP Davinder Singh.
Rashid, popularly known as ‘Rashid Engineer’ and leader of the Awami Ittehad Party (AIP), contested as an Independent candidate in the 2014 Assembly constituency from Langate in North Kashmir.
The summoning of Rashid Engineer in the Kashmir terror funding case is a major development. The independent MLA will have to appear before the NIA in October and he can be prepared for some very tough questions.