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Mirwaiz Farooq Not To Appear Before NIA In Terror Funding Case

Mirwaiz Farooq Not To Appear Before NIA In Terror Funding Case

NIA has also summoned Naseem Geelani, son of senior separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani.

Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq File Photo

Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq will not be appearing before the NIA on Monday and would submit a written statement instead. Mirwaiz was summoned to appear before the agency in connection with 2017 terror funding case.

"The Hurriyat Conference has decided that the Mirwaiz will not appear in person at New Delhi before the NIA. Instead, a written statement would be submitted to the agency," a spokesman said.

The National Investigation Agency had summoned Umer Farooq to appear before it at their New Delhi office at 10.30 a.m. on Monday.

The agency has also summoned Naseem Geelani, son of senior separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani.

(IANS)

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