Soon after bail, police pick up Waheed Para in another terror case

Soon after he was granted bail by the NIA court in a case of terror funding, PDP youth wing leader Waheed-ur-Rehman Para was detained again for questioning in a separate terror-related case.

The Counter Intelligence wing of Jammu and Kashmir Police detained Para immediately after his release from District Jail, Ambphalla, on Saturday evening.

“We had received a message from Counter Intelligence Kashmir (CIK) to collect Para from jail as he was wanted by them for questioning in connection with FIR No. 31 registered with them in Srinagar,” a senior jail official said.

The official expressed ignorance about the details of the FIR. While the police’s counter intelligence wing remained silent, sources said the FIR pertains to a terror funding case.

“It is an open FIR and Waheed’s name is not mentioned. Several of (PDP chief) Mehbooba Mufti’s relatives and aides have already been questioned in this case,” a source said.

“This case was filed after Waheed was arrested by the NIA,” the source added.

Alok Bambroo, an associate of Para’s counsel senior advocate P N Raina, said the docket containing the court order granting bail to Para was given to jail officials around 4 pm on Saturday. However, they delayed his release for another two hours saying the documents were being prepared, until an inspector and some other policemen from CIK reached the jail in a vehicle and picked up Para, Bambroo said.

Bambroo said the policemen told Para they were…

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