Press bodies condemn National Investigation Agency (NIA)

National Investigation Agency

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Itanagar, July 17: The Arunachal Pradesh Union of Working Journalists (APUWJ), Arunachal Press Club (APC) and Arunachal Electronic Media Association (AEMA) have strongly condemned the summoning of Srinagar-based reporter Auqib Javeed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to question his professional and personal activities. Javeed was reportedly questioned for three hours by the NIA in New Delhi on Saturday and summoned again on Sunday. According to ‘Kashmir Observer’, where Javeed works, the reporter was asked about a sedition case filed against Dukhtaraan-e-Millat chief Asiya Andrabi and two of her aides. In January, Javeed had interviewed Andrabi for a local magazine, who was arrested by the NIA on July 6.