NIA arrests Jammu lawyer over his alleged links with Geelani


    Jammu, July 31, : The National Investigation Agency (NIA) Monday raided the ancestral home of a Jammu advocate Devender Singh Behal, who was arrested here a day earlier over his alleged links with pro freedom leader Syed Ali Geelani.

         NIA sleuths raided the ancestral home of Behal located at Nowshera town in Rajouri district. Reports said that four mobile phones, a tablet, electronic devices and financial documents were recovered during the search operation.

         Reports said that Behal who is the Chairman of the Jammu and Kashmir Social Peace Forum (JKSPF) was arrested by NIA team from Bakshi Nagar in Jammu.

        According to NIA, it was investigating Behal’s role “as a courier as he is suspected to be involved in routing funds to the separatist leaders”. (CNS)