New Delhi, July 02, 2019 (PPI-OT): India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) questioned the editor-in-chief of a prominent English daily from occupied Kashmir for the second consecutive day on Tuesday in connection with a false case. Media reports quoting officials said that the questioning of the journalist was expected to continue. The journalist was issued summons last week. Earlier, the general manager of the newspaper was summoned and questioned by the agency in connection with the case.
The editor-in-chief of the daily was being questioned about certain articles that had appeared in the newspaper during the mass uprising in 2016 after the extrajudicial killing of prominent youth leader, Burhan Wani. Meanwhile, the NIA has also summoned Anees-ul-Islam, the grandson of All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani, to appear before it on July 09.
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