The searches were carried out at 8 locations in Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Kerala. The searches took place in continuation with the arrest of accused namely Mohammad Hussain Molani.
During the searches, some incriminating documents, "A total of 26 SIM cards, including three foreign, 23 mobile phones, five memory cards, one compact disk, five hard disks, one pen drive, one CPU, eight passports/ foreign cards, nine debit cards, one laptop, Rs. 21 lakh in cash, gold items (used jewellery) approx 2 kg and various incriminating documents (also related to Dubai) were recovered during the searches," an NIA official said. In the case, the NIA has, so far, arrested four accused persons.
The investigation is continuing to unearth the larger conspiracy to collect evidence and to arrest the other accused persons. FIF Terror Funding case was registered by NIA last year. As per the FIR, some Delhi-based individuals were receiving funds from FIF operatives based abroad and were using the same to further the terror activities. FIF is a Pakistan-based organisation established by Jamat-ud-Dawa. It is a front-end organisation of terror group Lashkar-e-Toiba.