The NIA was also granted extension of up to 180 days for completion of the investigation.
Lauding the role of the NIA, he said the agency had established its credibility and impartiality in the past eight years through professional and scientific investigation.
Azharudeen was involved in a secret camp that was organised by Thanal Foundation Trust to impart training in use of swords and explosives
Gopal Das Pater, known for his flamboyant style with long locks, had a chequered past in the 1980s often been accused of being involved in criminal cases. However, he got acquitted in most of the cases and joined politics.
His teachers called Fazili a brilliant student who was awarded the Maulana Azad National Scholarship for his academic performance.
NIA has secured confessional statements from two of the accused. A confessional statement is recorded before a judicial magistrate.
In the last seven years, Yasin Khan has not only gained prominence but also become a familiar name with separatists, leaders of mainstream parties and even those in New Delhi as a business leader.
As a precautionary measure, the J-K Police have decided to impose restrictions on civilian movement in the areas falling under police stations of Nowhatta, M R Gunj, Khanyar, Safakadal and Rainwari in downtown Srinagar.
The NIA said Ali alias Saifullah Mansoor along with two associates, Abu Saad and Abu Darda, all trained terrorists, infiltrated into Indian territory equipped with arms and ammunition, navigation equipment, combat material and other articles.
Hamed is allegedly an associate of Haja Fakhruddin, a Tamil who was working in Singapore before he went to Syria and joined the IS in 2014
PFI’s national executive council member P Koya said the agency had never approached the outfit to know about its activities.
“Let NIA do their work, if NIA is investigating or something else we will get to know. I’ll ask Farooq sahab to wait until the investigation is completed. We have trust on NIA,” Dikshit said
The NIA also searched premises associated with Zameer Sheikh and Razzak Choudhary, both aides of separatist leader Shabir Shah who is in jail in a case of money laundering filed by the Enforcement Directorate.
Malik said NIA raids in Kashmir were aimed to pressure people to “stay away from the movement”.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday conducted searches at 27 locations across Delhi and Srinagar in connection with its probe into alleged terror funding in Kashmir through separatists.