NIA establishes role of Pak High Commission in supporting J&K separatists
   Date :06-Oct-2019
THE National Investigation Agency (NIA) has clearly established the role of Pakistan High Commission in supporting the separatists and creating unrest in the Kashmir Valley through the transfer of funds. The claims were made by the investigation agency in a 3000-page supplementary charge sheet filed by it before a Delhi court on Friday against Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik and four other Kashmiri separatists in connection with Jammu and Kashmir terror funding case. “Role of Pakistan High Commission in supporting the separatist and other networks through the transfer of funds via financial conduits and in providing directions to continue the unrest in the Kashmir Valley has also been clearly established,” the agency said in an official statement.
The NIA alleged that the five accused allegedly carried out “criminal conspiracy and waged war against the Government by carrying out terrorist and secessionist activities” in the region. The agency asserted that various Hurriyat leaders, terrorists, and stone-pelters carried out terrorist attacks, orchestrated violence, pelted stones and carried out other subversive and secessionist activities in the region.
It was the part of a “well-planned criminal conspiracy hatched with the active support, connivance and funding from Pakistani agencies and terrorist organisations to achieve their nefarious objective of securing secession of the State of Jammu and Kashmir from India,” the agency revealed. Besides Malik, the NIA has named founder and president of Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (JKDFP) Shabir Ahmed Shah, chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League Party Masarat Alam, founder and self-styled chief of Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) Syeda Aasiya Andrabi and ex-legislator and chairman of Awami Ittehad Party of Jammu and Kashmir Abdul Rashid Sheikh. The investigation by the agency revealed that the five accused had hatched a conspiracy to “cripple the administrative machinery and create disaffection towards the administration”.