The NIA on Wednesday arrested the program coordinator of Jammu and Kashmir Coalition of Civil Societies (JKCCS), Khurram Parvez in NGO terror-funding case.
Parvaz is already in jail in terror-funding case and was chargesheeted in May last year. “Following the first arrest made in the NGO terror funding case on March 20, 2023, the National Investigation Agency arrested Khurram Parvez, the program coordinator of Jammu and Kashmir Coalition of Civil Societies (JKCCS) and chairperson of Philippines-based NGO Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD) today. Investigations revealed that Parvez has been collecting funds under the garb of fighting for human rights, from various international entities/ persons based abroad and channelising those funds for funding terror activities in the Kashmir valley.
He, along with his associates, were also propagating secessionist agenda through his various NGOs. Parvez has already been chargesheeted in another NIA case. He was formally arrested upon production in this case today,” the NIA said in a statement.
The investigative agency said the case relates to the terror funding of proscribed terrorist organisations, such as LeT and Hizb-ul-Mujahideen, by certain NGOs, trusts and societies based in the Valley.