Terror funding: Court sends ex-NIA SP Negi, activist Khurram Parvez to jail

New Delhi, February 25, 2022 (PTI): A Delhi court on Friday sent the National Investigation Agency’s [NIA] former Superintendent of Police [SP] Arvind Digvijay Negi and Kashmiri human rights activist Khurram Parvez, among others, to judicial custody for a month, in a case related to terror funding in the valley.
Special Judge Parveen Singh sent the accused persons to jail till March 24 after they were produced before the court on the expiry of their custodial interrogation by the NIA.
The NIA had arrested Negi, a former SP of the NIA, for allegedly leaking secret documents to an overground worker of the banned terror group, Lashkar-e-Taiba [LeT].
The case was filed under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act , including those related to terrorism and terror funding.
The agency had alleged that the accused had been running a network of overground workers of LeT and recruited persons across India.
In pursuance to conspiracy, the accused were in contact with their foreign-based handlers and upon their directions, were engaged in gathering intelligence on vital installations, security forces as well as identification of target locations for the launching of terrorist attacks, the agency said.