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NIA takes over probe against Davinder Singh, Hizbul terrorists

An NIA spokesperson said that it has re-registered the case against Singh and the three terrorists, who were arrested along with arms and ammunition while travelling in a car. Earlier, a team of NIA officials, including an Inspector General rank official, reached Srinagar and collected all the information from police in Jammu and Srinagar.

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  • Davinder Singh’s visits to Bangladesh is also under the scanner. As per him, the trips were related to his daughter’s admission to a Bangladesh university. Investigations into his visits will help unravel the names of person he met, NIA officials said, adding that Singh will be brought to Delhi in the next few days for a detailed questioning.

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday alleged that the best way to "silence" Jammu and Kashmir DSP Davinder Singh was to hand the investiga...

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said the NIA chief Y C Modi had earlier investigated the Gujarat riots and the Harem Pandya assassination cases.

    The law was passed in 2008 and was enforced on December 31, 2008. The petition by senior advocate Vivek Tankha urged the court to strike it down as unconstitutional and ultra vires the Constitution on the grounds that it was violative of the spirit of federalism.

    “Davinder Singh is under suspension and we have recommended his termination from services,” J&K police chief Dilbag Singh told reporters in Jammu. A joint team of J&K police officers and other agencies are interrogating Davinder Singh at Kulgam and have searched his residence and other properties in Kashmir and Jammu.

    Set up in February 17, 2007, the PFI initiated its operations as a branch of three state-level organisations - the National Development Fund (NDF) Kerala, Karnataka Forum for Dignity (KFD) Karnataka and Manitha Neethi Pasiray (MNP) Tamil Nadu. The outfit boasts of a structural presence in 17 states in India.

    "All social networking platforms including Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and other messengers from here on now will not be allowed at the naval bases and ships," said a senior Indian Navy officer. On December 20, Intelligence agencies busted an espionage racket linked to Pakistan with the arrest of seven Indian Navy personnel and a hawala operator.

    The activist, who advises various farmer organisations, was arrested when Assam was witnessing widespread protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act. Officials of the anti-terror force searched Gogoi's residence in Nizarapara area of Guwahati and also seized copies of his PAN card, an SBI debit card, an EPIC and a bank passbook.

    The eight, arrested from different parts of the country, were produced before a National Investigation Agency (NIA) Court in Vijayawada which ordered them to be remanded in judicial custody till January 3. They were charged the Official Secrets Act, 1923.

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    Manseed Muhmood, Swalih Mohammed, Rashid Ali, Ramshad, Safvan and Moinuddin have been found guilty under various sections of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) including offences relating to membership of a terrorist organisation and support given to a terrorist organisation. Special judge P Krishnakumar, however, acquitted Jasim N K.

    Scores of protesters including Jamia students, policemen and locals were injured, four public buses were torched and over 100 private vehicles were damaged in the violence and arson. The complaint filed with the Delhi Police accused Sisodia, AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan and other party leaders of "hatching criminal conspiracy" and "inciting violence".

    The exercise is being conducted as the partner countries have resolved to take the international counter-terror offensive, preparedness, mitigation and synergy to the next level and therefore the table-top exercise would be attended by CT (counter-terrorism) officials and security experts of the Quad countries.

    Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik recently tried to cross over to Maldives from Malaysia but the island nation did not allow it, Maldives' Parliament Speaker Mohamed Nasheed said on Friday.

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