pecial Judge NIA Sunit Gupta granted 30 days judicial custody of PDP’s youth leader Waheed ur Rehaman Parra, who was arrested by National Investigation Agency (NIA) for allegedly conspiring with Hizbul Mujahedeen terrorists to get their support during 2019 parliamentary elections.
After perusal of the application moved by the CIO and the CD files, the Special Judge NIA, Jammu, Suneet Gupta granted 30 days judicial remand.
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NIA has alleged that Parra has ‘close links’ with Irfan Shafi Mir, who was arrested along with Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Naveed Babu, when DSP Singh was held. The NIA allegedly possesses Parra’s phone records which indicated this connection.
Mehbooba, upon Parra’s arrest, had earlier said that Parra’s charges were false and that this was a measure being undertaken by the BJP-led Centre to intimidate PDP and other mainstream J&K parties.