New Delhi, Feb 3: In order to bring Kashmiri Youth in its fold, the Pakistani authorities are offering educational scholarships to the students of valley. National Investigation Agency, in its charge sheet, stated that the authorities of the neighbouring countries are offering educational scholarships to the students, also relatives of terrorists, to pursue courses in educational institutions. [Also read: Jammu And Kashmir Police Arrests Two Terrorists With Pakistani Visas]
“During the course of investigation, it was ascertained that students who were proceeding to Pakistan on student visas were either relatives of ex-terrorists or relatives of families of active terrorists who had indulged in various anti-national activities and had migrated to Pakistan or they were known to Hurriyat leaders,” stated Charge sheet. [Also read : Kashmiri Students Attacked in Haryana: Police Arrest 3 Accused, Assure Medical Help to Victims]
The charge filed by central terror investigating agency stated that many separatist leaders have been recommending the names for such scholarships. It also added that scholarships are offered for MBBS and engineering seats under various schemes of the Pakistan government.
“This shows a triangular nexus wherein the terrorists, the Hurriyat and the Pakistan establishment are the three vertices and they are ostensibly patronising the Kashmir students in order to prepare a generation of doctors and technocrats in Kashmir who will have leanings towards Pakistan,” charge sheet revealed. [Also read: Jammu And Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti Advocates Talks, Says PoK is Part of Kashmir]
In a raid conducted at separatist Nayeem Khan, the agency also recovered a letter recommending son of separatist to a standard medical college.
Similarly, a document seized from the house of Shahid-Ul-Islam clearly shows that the Hurriyat leaders were sending recommendation to the Pakistan High Commission for the issuance of visa, it said. The chargesheet has named Pakistan-based terrorist leaders Hafiz Saeed and Syed Salahuddin, seven arrested Kashmiri separatist leaders and three others in the case.