Jammu. The PDP leader Waheed Parra , who was arrested earlier this week in connection with an alleged nexus with terrorist organization Hizbul Mujahideen to gain support in the 2019 parliamentary election in the country, was in the custody of the National Investigation Agency ( NIA ) for 15 days on Friday Has been sent. Officials said Parra was produced in an NIA court in Jammu in his alleged "close relationship" case with Irfan Shafi Mir.
Mir was arrested earlier this year along with Hizbul Mujahideen militant Naveed Babu and suspended Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh. After being arrested on Wednesday, the NIA produced him in a Delhi court on Thursday and requested his transit remand to produce him before a designated court in Jammu, officials said. According to officials, during the investigation of Singh's relationship with the Hizbul Mujahideen militants, the NIA found Mir's phone records indicating that he was in close contact with Parra. Officials said that during interrogation, Mir claimed that Parra had sought support for party candidate Mehbooba Mufti in the 2019 parliamentary election.