Flats in Delhi, land in Kashmir, this is separatist Geelani's Rs 150 crore empire
Prime properties in Jammu and Kashmir, flats in Delhi are some of the properties worth Rs 150 crore owned by Hurriyat hawk, S A S Geelani and family. The NIA which is probing the Hurriyat terror funding case has unearthed a list of properties that are under the control of Geelani and family.
Under the scanner are agriculture lands. Geelani's two sons, Naseem and Nayeem, daughters Anisha, Farhat, Zamshida and Chamshida are also under the scanner of the NIA which has made scores of arrests in connection with this case.
NIA officials say that the property valued the most is at Rs 30 crore. It is at Sopore in Baramullah. The NIA has also learnt that he had Naseem had purchased a home worth Rs 70 lakh in 2006 in Rawalpora, Srinagar.
Naeem and Naseem both have been summoned by the NIA for questioning in Delhi. While Naseem had be issued fresh summons, Naeem has cited health reasons for not appearing before the NIA.
In a statement, Naseem said that his bank balance when he got the NIA notice was Rs 500. I have a loan liability of Rs 23 lakh, he also said in the statement.
An NIA official informed OneIndia that the ambit of the probe is widening each day. Every day new material crops up. However the evidence is very strong in nature and one can expect bigger arrests in the days to come, the officer also said.