The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday averted a terror strike with the arrest of an ISJK (Islamic State of Jammu and Kashmir) commander in Jammu. In response to Mukesh Singh, Inspector Normal of Police, Jammu zone, a self-styled commander of the outfit was arrested on Sunday.
Recognized as Malik Umair alias Abdullah, a resident of Yaripora village in south Kashmir’s Kulgam, was arrested by the Particular Operations Group of the Jammu police from Jhajjar Kotli on the Jammu-Srinagar nationwide freeway.
“The terrorist was arrested on a selected info round 7 pm and a pistol, eight rounds and Rs 1.13 lakh had been seized from his possession. Together with his arrest, a terror assault by the outfit has been averted,” he stated.
Singh stated the most important success got here when police began checking at Jhajjar Kotli after being tipped-off in regards to the doable motion of a terrorist commander.
“One particular person tried to flee and was chased and apprehended, from whom a pistol and money, hid in a bag, had been seized,” he stated, including that the person later turned out to be a commander of the ISJK.
Throughout inquiry, the terrorist revealed that he had obtained the supply of the weapon and money to hold out a terror strike within the Union Territory.
The accused has been booked beneath the Illegal Actions (Prevention) Act and additional investigation in on, the IGP stated.
He stated it has come to mild that the arrested terrorist was in contact with quite a few ISJK operatives and efforts are on to nab them. (With PTI inputs)