Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) conducted raids at five locations in Srinagar on Wednesday.
According to a local news gathering agency Kashmir News Trust (KNT) the NIA sleuths conducted raids at local NGO Athrout in Nawakadal Srinagar, the office of the newspaper Greater Kashmir at Press Colony.
The agency also raided the house of a Journalist at Magarmal Bagh, H.B Hilton House Boat at Nehrupark and residence of Human rights activist Khurram Parvez at Sonwar Srinagar.
Meanwhile, Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti lashed out at the NIA calling it BJPs “pet agency”.
Taking to her Twitter handle she said, “NIA raids on human rights activist Khurram Parvez & Greater Kashmir office in Srinagar is yet another example of GOIs vicious crackdown on freedom of expression & dissent. Sadly, NIA has become BJPs pet agency to intimidate & browbeat those who refuse to fall in line.”