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NIA concedes Engineer Rashid taking oath as Member of Parliament, judge to rule on application

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NIA has given its consent to permit independent MP Rashid Engineer to take oath on July 5 in Parliament. NIA said the consent is subject to certain conditions, including not interacting with media. The P

NIA has given its consent to permit independent MP Rashid Engineer to take oath on July 5 in Parliament. NIA said the consent is subject to certain conditions, including not interacting with media. The Patiala House Court to pass an order tomorrow, 2nd July. Rashid Engineer has sought interim bail or custody parole to take oath as an MP. He is an Independent MP who won Baramulla seat.

July 5. Engineer Rashid secured victory in the Baramulla constituency in the 

The NIA's decision emerged during court proceedings today, where the counsel representing the agency did not oppose Rashid's plea to be granted interim bail or custody parole for the oath-taking ceremony. It is learnt that imposing specific restrictions, such as refraining from media interactions, was suggested.

The matter is now awaiting a ruling from the judge, scheduled for tomorrow. Engineer Rashid, a prominent figure in Kashmiri politics, faces legal proceedings related to his alleged involvement in certain cases under investigation by the NIA.