Two extra suspected terrorists had been arrested on Friday in reference to the latest restoration of a strong improvised explosive gadget (IED) right here, the police stated.
On June 27, Nadeem-ul-Haq, a resident of Banihal, was arrested with 5.5 kgs of IED from Bhatindi space within the outskirts of town. With this, Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba’s (LeT) plan to set off an explosion at a crowded place was averted.
“Following sustained interrogation of the accused from whose possession the IED was beforehand recovered, names of two extra individuals had been revealed,” a police spokesperson stated.
Jammu police rounded up each the accused — Nadeem Ayoub Rather of Shopian and Talib-ur-Rehman of Banihal — who, throughout questioning, confessed their involvement and that they acted on the instructions of their handler.
The police spokesperson stated that the arrested accused had been directed by their handler to hold out an IED blast at a significant non secular place in Jammu.
“It was for a similar cause that Nadeem ul Haq got here from Banihal to Jammu — to hold out the IED assault to unfold terror and destabilise the peaceable environment of town,” he stated.
It seems that the IED has been dropped by drone from throughout the border. Further investigation into the case is on, the police spokesperson stated
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