Jammu, Jul 31: The sleuths of National Investigation Agency today raided the native village of advocate detained from here in alleged terror funding case.
“A seven member NIA team this afternoon raided the house of advocate Dalvinder Singh Behl in his native town (House Number 25, Ward Number 7) in Nowshera tehsil of Rajouri district,” official sources here said.
They said that the NIA officials questioned the family members besides enquiring about his activities from the villagers.
“They have collected some documents and vital information from the family members,” sources said.
NIA team yesterday raided the house of advocate cum businessman here in Bakshi Nagar area for alleged links in terror funding case.
The detain person was also running a body as chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Social Peace Forum.
“Behl also runs trade of dry fruits and is reportedly to be considered as close aide of separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani and was associated with Hurriyat Conference till 2008,” sources said.
“The raid was part of NIA’s ongoing probe into an alleged terror funding meant to fuel unrest in Kashmir,” sources said adding, “Behl came under radar after arrested by NIA separatist leaders, disclosed his involvement in ‘money laundering’ during interrogation.”
Meanwhile the video clips and posters of detainee are also being circulated on social media wherein he was seen addressing a Hurriyat rally in Kashmir amid slogans, ‘hum kya chahte Azaadi’ (we want Azaaadi).
Sources however, said that he is still under detention of the NIA for further questioning in terror funding.
This was the second such raid by the NIA in Jammu in less than two months.
On June 4, NIA raided the shop and residence of two local businessmen at Nehru Market and Gandhi Nagar areas here.