New Delhi, Oct 31: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested two more accused in a militancy related conspiracy case in Jammu and Kashmir and other major cities.
In a statement issued on Sunday said that it has arrested Ishfaq Ahmed Wani and Umar Bhat on Saturday during raids at some specific locations in Jammu and Kashmir.The case relates to conspiracy for undertaking violent militant acts in J&K and other major cities by cadres of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM), Al Badr and their affiliates such as the Resistance Front (TRF), People Against Fascist Forces (PAFF) etc. NIA had registered the case on October 10 this year and initiated the investigation. Till now 25 accused persons have been arrested in this case by NIA.
“Preliminary investigation has revealed that arrested accused persons are militant associates and Over Ground Workers of various militant outfits and have been providing logistical and material support to militants” said the NIA.