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Kashmir based terrorist guided by handler in POJK arrested in Jammu

Last Updated on September 26, 2021 at 1:18 pm

On the basis of credible inputs about the movement of Kashmir based terrorist to Jammu for a specific task to create terror in the area,  J&K police laid special nakkas at different locations of Jammu city. 

During checking near railway station Jammu one two wheeler (scooty) driver dropped a pillion at some distance about 50-60 metres behind Naka point and fled away. The pillion started moving fast towards near by-lane and  was carrying a blue/black bag on his back.

Terrorist arrested in Jammu

“On this suspicious movement police party chased him and he was overpowered at some distance. On preliminary questioning he disclosed his identity as Sheikh Sunain Yousuf @Raja @Sultan S/O Md. Yousuf Sheikh R/O Gadapora, Shopian” an official statement by police read. 

During search one star pistol loaded with seven cartridges was recovered. He was put under sustained questioning on the spot by officers/officials of SOG Jammu. He disclosed that he is an active terrorist of TRF and he had come to Jammu for a specific task, which was not yet conveyed to him by his handlers.

“He had come to Jammu on directions of handler Ahmed khalid @ Hamza@Haqparast, POJK an active handler or terrorist of TRF outfit. He was also in touch with valley based handlers and with the handlers sitting across, through telegram and signal app. The questioning of the arrested terrorist is going on. A hunt has been launched to nab two of his associates who provided support to him for reconnaissance. It is also believed that links of Jammu based handlers/OGWs will also come fore. In this regard a case FIR no. 315/21U/S 20,23,38,39 UAP Act 7/25Arms Act stands registered in police station Bahu Fort. Further investigation of the case is going on” said the statement.