India’s National Investigation Agency on Monday arrested a Kashmiri human rights activist Khurram Parvez in Srinagar.
Reports said that NIA carried out searches at the residence and office of Parvez in Srinagar, in connection with a case already registered at NIA.
They said that the residence of Khurram at Sonwar was searched for many hours and the office at Amira Kadal was being searched since morning by the sleuths of NIA.
The probe agency was assisted by the local police and paramilitary personnel that searched the office and residence thoroughly, reports said.
A top official confirmed that Khurram was questioned at the NIA office at Church Lane in Srinagar under the police jurisdiction of Rammunshi Bagh and later was formally arrested by the probing agency.
Family sources said that they received an arrest memo under case number 30/2021 in his name in the evening adding that a phone, laptop, and some books were seized by the NIA.