A special NIA court has issued non-bailable warrants against Hafiz Saeed and Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin in a funding case, officials said Friday.
“NIA approached the special NIA court for issuing non-bailable warrants against the above accused for their active involvement in funding for creating unrest in the Kashmir valley and other parts of India,” NIA spokesperson said here.
The agency said: “The two mobilised militants and pushed them into India in connivance with secessionist and separatist leaders for waging war against India with the nefarious design of seceding Jammu and Kashmir from India.”The NIA has already filed charge sheet in the instant case on January 18 against 12 accused people, including Saeed and Salahuddin.
The probe agency had filed the 12,794-page charge sheet against Saeed and Salahuddin for “conspiring to wage war against the government (Section 121 of Indian Penal Code) by carrying out militant and secessionist activities in Jammu and Kashmir”
According to the NIA, the case was registered on May 30, 2017 and the first arrests made on July 24 last year.The agency said that during the course of the investigation, its teams conducted searches at over 60 locations spread across Jammu and Kashmir, Haryana and Delhi and “seized over 950 incriminating documents and over 600 electronic devices”.
Over 300 witnesses were examined during the probe, it said.