New Delhi/Srinagar: Searches conducted at 27 locations in Delhi and Srinagar by NIA teams in connection with the J&K Terror Funding/LOC Trade cases last week (6 September onwards) have led to seizure of diaries pertaining to contacts of hawala operators/traders, ledger books containing accounts of cross border LOC trade of various trading companies. Details of dubious bank accounts of Jammu and Kashmir also have been recovered.
The places searched by the NIA include houses and business establishments of traders and hawala operators who are suspected of channelising funds to fuel secessionist and anti-India activities.
During the searches, cash amounting to approximately Rs. 2.20 Crores has been recovered besides incriminating documents pertaining to financial transactions. Digital devices, including laptops, mobile phones and hard discs have also been seized during the search.
Travel documents of some persons showing their visits to the UAE and their alleged links with those in the Pakistani ISI have also been recovered.
Investigations are continuing and the suspects are being questioned about the incriminating recoveries made from them.