New Delhi: A terrorist belonging to a Pakistan primarily based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba was arrested from Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday morning.
The 23-year-old terrorist Nissar Ahmad Dar, who hails from Wahab Parray Mohalla at Hajin, was energetic for the previous few years and is a categorised terrorist in safety institution’s information base. He was within the wished listing of safety forces.
He’s concerned in eight circumstances, seven in 2016 and one in 2019. He was detained twice underneath Jammu and Kashmir Public Security Act (PSA) — first time in 2016 after which in 2017. He’s an affiliate of Salim Parray, a high terrorist of Lashkar-e-Taiba.
“Dar is an associate of Salim Parray, who is top terrorist of Lashkar-e-Taiba in North Kashmir, and earlier escaped from an encounter in which a Pakistani terrorist of Lashkar outfit was killed at Kulan Ganderbal on November 12, 2019,” mentioned a senior police officer.
Dar was planning to hold out assault on some safety pressure institution. He was caught alive in an operation launched on Friday night time by the safety institutions.
“On a specific information that a listed and wanted dreaded terrorist was hiding somewhere in Srinagar and planning an attack on some Security Force establishment. An operation was launched last night by Srinagar police along with local security forces in which the terrorist was caught alive along with arms and ammunitions,” mentioned a senior IPS officer.
Dar is being interrogated, the officer added.