Funding case:Delhi court dismisses bail plea of Er Rashid
New Delhi, Feb 6:
Delhi court Thursday dismissed the bail application of former independent MLA
in Jammu and Kashmir, Sheikh Abdul Rashid, arrested in a case related to
funding activities in the Valley.
as Rashid Engineer, he was a legislator from the Langate Assembly seat in north
Kashmir and is the first mainstream politician to have been arrested by the NIA
in the case.
Praveen Kumar rejected the application saying the prosecution has successfully
established that “there exists reasonable grounds to believe the
accusations against the accused are prima facie true”.
arrested on August 9 last year, since he was unable to give any convincing
answers to the questions, the NIA had said.