TRF Conspiracy Case: NIA conducts searches at 4 locations in Kashmir, 2 held

Srinagar, May 15 (KNS): National Investigation Agency conducted searches at multiple locations on Saturday in a case related to activities of TRF outfit and its commander Sajjad Gul and also arrested two accused persons. 
According to statement, issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS), NIA conducted searches at 04 locations in Kashmir valley in the districts of Baramulla, Kupwara, Pulwama and Shopian and arrested two accused in NIA case no. RC-32/2021/NIA/DLI.
The statement reads that the case relates to activities of 'The Resistance Front' (TRF), an offshoot of proscribed terrorist organisation Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and its self-styled commander Sajjad Gul, who has been actively radicalising, motivating and recruiting youth of J&K for indulging in violent activities in J&K and other parts of India. 
“He along with his other associate commanders of LeT based in Pakistan, have been recruiting individuals (Over Ground Workers) to conduct reconnaissance of
pre-determined targets, coordinating and transporting arms/ammunition/explosives to support the terrorists of LeT and TRF in order to launch attacks on the security forces and execute targeted killings,” it added. 
It added the case was registered suo moto on 18.11.2021. “During the searches conducted today digital devices (mobile phones, Laptop, SIM cards and memory cards) and incriminating material used for fabrication of IEDs, Jihadi literature/posters etc. have been seized.”
It said that based on these searches, two over ground workers of TRF, who are in contact with their Pakistan based handlers were arrested for providing logistic support for terrorist activities, spreading terrorist propaganda, radicalising and recruiting new members to TRF. 
“These include Muzamil Mushtaq Bhat S/O Mushtaq Ahmed Bhat R/O Near Faizan Public School, Baramulla and Fayaz Ahmad Khan S/O Abdul Rasheed Khan R/O Kupwara. Further investigation in the case continues,” it added. (KNS)

To Top