State Investigation Agency (SIA) Kashmir conducted raid at the house of a social media handler at Magam involved in publishing of criminal content on the social media at the behest of militants, secessionist elements, an official statement reads.
According to the statement, on a reliable information, case FIR no. 18/2022 U/S 153-A,505,506 IPC and 13 UA(P) Act was registered in police station SIA Kashmir and investigation was taken up.
“During investigation, it surfaced that the SM user was propagating anti-India and secessionist propaganda besides, profiling and intimidating specific individuals especially those who are in support of peace, order and violence-free
society, by issuing virtual threats,” the statement reads.
“The suspected person has been glamorizing terrorists and expressing active support to the anti-national elements by sharing incriminating photographs, videos and texts etc on
social media with active financial and ideological support of secessionist groups as well as the proscribed terrorist organizations within the valley for advocating their terrorist as well as secessionist activities,” it said.
The statement said that the search was carried out in compliance to search warrant obtained from the Court of Special Judge, Designated under NIA Act (TADA/POTA) Srinagar and during search, incriminating material which include mobile phone, SIM cards and bank documents were seized for further investigation.