SIA Jammu raids house of female separatist leader in Pulwama

Yasmeen Raja
Chairperson of Muslim Khawateen Markaz, Yasmeen Raja during a protest in Srinagar on June 12, 2012 | Photo: Farooq Khan/EPA/Shutterstock

PULWAMA — State Investigation Agency (SIA) from Jammu raided the house of female separatist leader Yasmeen Raja in Pampore town of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Yasmeen Raja resides in Tulbagh area of saffron town Pampore.

Police sources told the news agency KNT that searches were conducted on the directions of the Court of 3rd Additional Judge Jammu in connection with a case registered at Police Station Gandhi Nagar last year.

Notably, police last year arrested a former Jammu and Kashmir Minister Jitendra Singh alias Babu Singh in the Jammu region for an alleged Hawala money case.

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Police sources said that the searches were conducted at the house of Yasmeen Raja regarding the case involving Babu Singh and in this regard, a formal FIR vide number 73/2022 under sections 13, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 38, 39, 40 UAP 120B, 121 stands registered at Police Station Gandhi Nagar Jammu.

They said that two cell phones of Yasmeen Raja were seized by SIA Jammu in the presence of witnesses.

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