Srinagar, April 09(KNB): Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Monday appeared before the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in New Delhi and was being questioned for nine hours.
Reportedly, Mirwaiz will be questioned again today in a funding case.
Earlier, Mirwaiz along with his two senior leaders of the amalgam Abdul Gani Bhat and Bilal Lone left for Delhi and reached the NIA headquarters in Delhi on time while
he was provided with adequate security cover at Delhi airport and a security escort from the airport to the NIA headquarters.
Meanwhile, he was accompanied by Senior advocate Nazir Ahmed Ronga.
The NIA had twice summoned him to New Delhi but his lawyer had replied that his client couldn’t travel to the capital for security reasons and the “hostile atmosphere” there.(KNB)