NIA to question Er Rasheed for alleged links with Hizb militant

Srinagar: National Investigation Agency (NIA) will question former Jammu Kashmir MLA Sheikh Abdul Rashid for his links with Hizbul Mujahideen commander Naveed ‘Babu’, who was arrested along with suspended J&K Police DSP Davinder Singh, officials said on Monday.

According to PTI Naveed had claimed that he was in touch with Rasheed.

Er. Rasheed is at present in judicial custody at the Tihar Jail after he was arrested by the NIA on 9 August in connection with a case related to finding of terror activities in the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir.

The officials said the agency would soon approach court for seeking a production warrant for summoning Rashid and question him about his association with Naveed alias ‘Babu’, whose full name is Syed Naveed Mushtaq Ahmad.

He is at present under the custody of the NIA till 6 February

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