Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday conducted raids at about seven places in the Kashmir valley in connection with the recovery of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) and terror funding, official sources said.
They said sleuths of NIA assisted by security forces raided at Lasjan area in the Srinagar outskirts on Tuesday reportedly in connection with the recovery of IED in Jammu.
They said security forces were deployed in the Lasjan area this morning. Later, NIA sleuths raided the house of Mohammad Shafi Wani and his son Rayees Ahmad. Mobiles phones of the father-son duo were seized, they said adding they were later taken into custody questioning.
Further details are awaited, sources said.
NIA also conducted raids at the house of a government employee at Sheeri in the north Kashmir district of Baramulla this morning.
Similar raids were also conducted in the south Kashmir district of Anantnag, they said.
Details of these raids are awaited, they said.
The NIA has arrested over to dozen persons in connection with the terror fund case in the Kashmir valley and Jammu region.