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Huriyat Chief Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s Son-in-Law, others produced before Delhi Court due to Terror Funding

Geelani’s son Nayeem is on the talks to naturally succeed the leadership of the separatist organization ‘Tehrak-e-Huriyat’

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  • Sons of Geelani- Naseem and Nayeem were queried by the National Investigation Agency on 8th August
  • Geelani’s son Nayeem is on the talks to naturally succeed the leadership of the separatist organization ‘Tehrak-e-Huriyat’
  • The case was registered by the National Investigation Agency on 30th May

New Delhi, August 15, 2017: Altaf Ahmad Shah, the son in law of Syed Ali Shah Geelani, who is the chief of Huriyat was alleged to be connected in the in the case of terror-funding, which allegedly involved Hafiz Saeed who is the chief of Jamaat-ud-Dawa. Along with Altaf Ahmad Shah, Peer Saifullah and Mehrajuddin Kalwal were presented before the Patiala House Court in Delhi on Monday.

Sons of Geelani- Naseem and Nayeem were queried by the National Investigation Agency on 8th August in an almost same matter, mentioned ANI report. The agency went through hardcore investigation to unearth the findings.

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According to the reports of ANI, Geelani’s son Nayeem is on the talks to naturally succeed the leadership of the separatist organization ‘Tehrak-e-Huriyat’, which comprises of the hardline parties with pro-Pakistan agenda. It is not a startling news because Nayeem is about to inherit the leadership as a successor to his famous father, Geelani.

The case was registered by the National Investigation Agency on 30th May. The leaders of secessionist kind and of separatist nature, were accused to be engaged in activities of the terror groups.

The case has been registered due to attempts of raising, acquiring and accumulating funds by multiple illegal ways in order to fund the terrorist and the separatist activities that are ongoing in the valley of Jammu and Kashmir, ANI has reported. These activities have been in the discussion and also frowned upon for quite a long time.

According to the reports, the fundraising for the terror activities is not the only major issue in the case, but there are multiple other issues that have been questioned and pointed to for disrupting the peace in the valley. Such activities include- severe damage of public property, burning institutions, stone-pelting directed to the security forces, and first and foremost- raising a conflict and waging a war against India.

Reportedly, various search-activities were conducted by the National Investigation Agency, in multiple states besides Delhi and Haryana. ANI reports that many a valuables worth of crores, and electronic devices were also discovered and seized from the raids.

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Pakistan Exploits Situation In Jammu & Kashmir: India

India has accused Pakistan of cynically exploiting the situation in Jammu and Kashmir at the General Assembly

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Pakistan Exploits Situation In Jammu & Kashmir: India
Pakistan Exploits Situation In Jammu & Kashmir: India. flickr

India has accused Pakistan of cynically exploiting the situation in Jammu and Kashmir at the General Assembly while it was discussing an important issue.

“Such cynical attempts have failed in the past and do not find any resonance in this body,” Sandeep Kumar Bayyapu, a First Secretary in India’s UN Mission, said on Monday.

He was replying to a reference to Kashmir made by Pakistan’s Permanent Representative Maleeha Lodhi during a debate on the Right to Protect People against crimes against humanity.

“While we are having this serious debate for the first time in a decade on an issue that is of importance to all of us, we have witnessed that one delegation has, yet again, misused this platform to make an unwarranted reference to the situation in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir,” Bayyapu said.

“I would like to place on record and reiterate that the state of Jammu and Kashmir is an integral and inalienable part of India. No amount of empty rhetoric from Pakistan will change this reality,” he added.

Lodhi had said that many of the victims of killings and “mass-blinding” are “in Indian-occupied Jammu and Kashmir” and that they “have the further indignity of living under an illegal and alien occupation”.

Pakistan's Permanent Representative Maleeha Lodhi
Pakistan’s Permanent Representative Maleeha Lodhi. flickr

“Against this backdrop, calls for accountability would invariably smack of double standards and selectivity, especially when egregious crimes including killings and mass-blinding are being committed in full view of the international community,” she said.

However, Lodhi also said: “At its core, the responsibility to protect, is not a license to intervene in external situations, but, is instead, a universal principle of ‘non-indifference’, in keeping with historical context and cultural norms of respective settings.”

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“We should also be mindful that the notion of ‘Responsibility to Protect’ does not become a mere re-enactment of the discredited ‘humanitarian interventions’ of the past,” she added. (IANS)