Srinagar 26 May (KDC): National Investigation Agency (NAI) on Thursday claimed to have arrested a militant involved in attack on Central Industrial Security Force’s (CISF) vehicle carrying 15 personnel at Sunjwan area of Jammu.
NIA in a statement said that they have arrested one accused person namely Abid Ahmad Mir son of Mushtaq Ahmad Mir, a resident of Putrigam, PS Rajpora, Pulwama, in the case RC-03/2022/ NIA/JMU.
“Two days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Jammu on April 24, a joint of police and security forces had claimed to have killed two suspected Pakistani militants “wearing suicide vests” during a nearly five-hour encounter near the Sunjwan military station in the Jammu region. The case was initially registered in Police station Bahu Fort, Jammu as FIR (No. 115/2022) dated 22 April 2022 and re-registered by NIA on 26 April 2022,” it said.
“Investigation has revealed that accused Abid Ahmad Mir is an Over Ground Worker of JeM and was a close associate of arrested accused Bilal Ahmed Wagay,” the statement said, adding that he was also in touch with Pakistan based handlers of JeM.
“He knowingly and voluntarily had extended support to the other co-accused persons in the commission of the instant crime. The further investigation in the case continues,” the probing agency added. (KDC)