Targeting gangs-terror nexus: NIA raids several locations in across India

New Delhi [India]: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on early Tuesday executed searches at multiple locations in different states across northern India in a continuous instance against gangs as well as their nexus with terror outfits, sources said.

The raids were carried out in Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Delhi and also the National Funding Region (NCR) to take down and also interfere with the emerging nexus between terrorists, mobsters, medicine smugglers and traffickers based in India and abroad.
Different groups of NIA in control with state police pressures conducted these raids at the same time at particular places of the gangsters based upon some specific inputs, a resource privy to the development informed media.

On September 12, the NIA had carried out similar searches at 50 areas in Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Delhi as well as NCR region.

The NIA crackdown followed the launch of examinations versus this nexus by the anti-terror agency after the re-registration of 2 situations, earlier registered by Delhi Cops, on August 26 this year. A few of the most hopeless gang leaders and also their partners based in India as well as abroad, that are pioneering as well as executing such terror and criminal activities were identified and also scheduled.

” The current thrilling crimes and extortion phone calls by criminal organizations and mobsters to businessmen, specialists consisting of medical professionals and so on, had actually created a prevalent scare among individuals,” the NIA had actually stated earlier.

” These gangs were making use of cyber-space to advertise these criminal activities to develop terror among the general public at large.”

The NIA investigations additionally exposed that such criminal acts were not isolated regional events yet there was an ingrained conspiracy amongst terrorists, gangsters and medication smuggling cartels as well as networks, who were running from both within as well as outside the nation.

” Numerous gang leaders as well as participants had actually taken off from India and also were currently operating from international nations, including Pakistan, Canada, Malaysia and also Australia,” said the NIA when it first time executed a mega raid versus such gangs.

Ongoing probes by the NIA in cases being explored by the Company, such as the murder of Shaurya Chakra Awardee Associate Balwinder Singh in Punjab likewise disclosed that most of these conspiracies were being hatched out from within Jails of various States as well as were being executed by arranged network of operatives based in abroad, the NIA has actually claimed

” Initial Examinations have actually revealed that these gangs were executing targeted murders, including those of prominent individuals, to terrorise the public to obtain cash for running as well as advertising their criminal organizations as well as activities. These gangs were additionally increasing funds to accomplish such criminal activities with contraband of drugs and weapons.”

In raids performed last month to take down these multinational terror and crime networks, the NIA had actually conducted searches at 50 areas in Fazilka, Fairdkot, Mukhtsar Sahab, Moga, Taran Taaran, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Chandigarh, Mohali Districts of Punjab, East Gurugram, Bhiwani, Yamuna Nagar, Sonepat and Jhajjar areas of Haryana, Hanumangarh and also Ganganagar districts of Rajasthan and also Dwarka, Outer North, North West, North East and Shahdara Districts of Delhi/ NCR.

The NIA then looked the properties of Goldy Brar (Canada), Lawrence Bishnoi, Jaggu Bhagwanpuria, Varinder Pratap alias Kala Rana, Kala Jathedi, Vikram Brar, Gaurav Patyal alias Lucky Patyal (that was earlier jailed in Armenia), Neeraj Bawana, Koushal Chaudhary, Tillu Tajpuria, Amit Dagar, Deepak Kumar alias Tinu, Sandeep pen name Bandar, Umesh alias Kala, Irfan alias Cheenu Pahalwan, Ashim alias Hashim Baba, Sachin Bhanja as well as their partners.

During the searches then, the NIA took six Guns, one revolver, one shotgun together with ammunition. Besides, medications, money, incriminating records, electronic devices, information of benami building and also threat letters were likewise confiscated by the NIA in the operation conducted last month.

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