Jammu: A terror strike by the Islamic State of Jammu and Kashmir (ISJK) was averted within the Union Territory with the arrest of a self-styled commander of the outfit in Jammu on Sunday, Inspector Normal of Police, Jammu zone, Mukesh Singh stated.
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 officer stated.
“The terrorist was arrested on a particular info round 7 pm and a pistol, eight rounds and Rs 1.13 lakh have been seized from his possession. Along with his arrest, a terror assault by the outfit has been averted,” he stated.
Mr Singh stated the most important success got here when police began checking at Jhajjar Kotli after being tipped-off concerning the doable motion of a terrorist commander.
“One individual tried to flee and was chased and apprehended, from whom a pistol and money, hid in a bag, have 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 gentle that the arrested terrorist was in contact with a variety of ISJK operatives and efforts are on to nab them.
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