STATE TIMES NEWSJammu: Security forces have arrested six members of an LeT terror financing network and foiled their bid to revive the outfit in Jammu region.The network was busted on the information provided by the Army, which gave intelligence inputs about efforts to revive it in Jammu city, Jammu Zone IGP Mukesh Singh said.On the basis of the input, security forces picked up Muddasir Farooq Bhat and seized from him Rs 1.50 lakh cash concealed in a box, which was meant for LeT cadres, he added.During interrogation, Bhat accepted he was linked to LeT’s terror financing network and disclosed information about other members.Army and police then arrested five more members of the LeT network, the IGP said.They have been identified as Moulvi Touqeer Ahmed Bhat, surrendered terrorist-turned- SPO Asif Bhat, contractor Khalid Lateef Bhat, Gazi Iqbal of Khatika Talab (Jammu) and Tariq Hussian Mir, he said.All of them worked for Pakistan-based terrorist Mohammad Amin Bhat alias Haroon alias Ubhair, IGP Mukesh Singh said.Haroon had crossed over to Pakistan in 1997 and after arms training from LeT, he returned to Doda in 2006. However, due to pressure from security forces, he was exfiltrated to Pakistan and he setup his network of terror financing and recruitment from there, he said.FIR 42/2020 under sections 17/18/20/21/38 and 40 of UAPA Act 1967 was registered at Police Station Peermitha, Jammu.All the accused were tasked to Identify gullible youth for recruitment in terror ranks; providing logistics support and strengthening LeT cadre in the region; sharing information about presence of security forces and their important locations to Pak handlers; transportation of arms and ammunition from one location to another; distributing money among the families of active and deceased terrorists;During questioning of the arrested persons, it has surfaced that they received money amounting to Rs 12,19,704 through different means on different occasions as part of this module.They were also instrumental in recruiting Abid Ahmed Bhat (LeT), son of Waliya Bhat, resident of Sazan, Doda ( now Killed) and Jamal Din (LeT), resident of Doda ( now surrendered).The interrogation of the suspect Mohd. Irfan Khan, son of Tariq Hussain, resident of Bijarni, Doda (Driver of Tempo JK12-2088 by profession), revealed that in the month of July beginning he along with two associates namely Gazi Iqbal, son of Mohd. Iqbal, resident of Kotal, Doda (arrested in above mentioned case) and Amir Batt, son of Ghulam Qadir Batt, resident of Sazan, Doda hoisted Pakistani flag at Lal Draman area as they were tasked by alias Haroon to do so.“It has been further corroborated with the disclosure of Gazi Iqbal who admitted that he received call from Pak Handler alias Haroon alias Khubaib for hoisting Pak flag and subsequently he purchased cloth from a local shop at Doda town and stitched that flag by himself solving the case of Doda”, a police spokesperson added.On 5th of August, 2020 on the disclosure of Tariq Hussain Mir, son of Shamas Din, resident of O Tanta, Doda, SOG Jammu recovered 03 more tiffin Boxes from his house including Indian currency Rs 40,700 which he received as consignment on different occasions from Pak handlers as part of this module.
Salman Khan’s Bigg Boss 14′ to premiere on October 3
Kangana Ranaut leaves Mumbai for home state, calls her analogy about POK bang on’
Namit Das begins shooting for ‘Aafat-E-Ishq’
Rani, Saif wrap shooting for ‘Bunty Aur Babli 2’
NCB conducts raids in Mumbai against drug traffickers
© 2020 State Times Daily Newspaper