NIA seized 25 mobile phones, Pakistani flag from Srinagar prison

Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday have seized 25 mobile phones and a Pakistani flag from the Srinagar central jail while probing a plot inside the Srinagar’s prison to send Kashmiri youth to Pakistan-administered Kashmir for arms training.

“During searches, 25 mobile phones, five memory cards and five pen drives, some SIM cards, one iPod and large number of incriminating documents and articles including a poster of (terrorist outfit) Hizbul Mujahideen and a Pakistani flag along with other Jihadi literature were seized,” the NIA has said in a statement.

“All the barracks and the open ground were thoroughly searched with the help of well-trained teams and deep search metal detectors,” the NIA said.

The NIA pushed into service around 20 teams assisted by the JK police, CRPF and National Security Guard personnel and drones were used to keep a close watch on the entire operation. The search parties were also accompanied by magistrates, witnesses, and doctors.

(Inputs HT)

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