Security forces fire at protesters, 1 dies
‘Beware. If you vote, you will bear the consequences,’ read the posters.
J&K CM Omar Abdullah condemned the killing and said the decision of poll boycott should be based on conviction not fear.
During the investigation, two of the accused, Mohd Shafi Shah and Talib Lali, were arrested by the NIA.
Mohammad Shafi Sheikh, 45, a divisional commander of Hizbul Mujahideen was killed in an encounter at Seelo village.
Mast Gul alias Haroon Khan was assigned with carrying out Tuesday’s bombing of Pak Hotel in Kucha Risaldar area.
According to police, the kingpin of this cartel has been identified as a man named “Ali”, who is based in Kuwait.
Syed Salahuddin has been charged with various provisions of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.
Forces recovered one AK-56 rifle with two magazines and 60 rounds from his possession.
In August,a Delhi court had issued a non-bailable warrant against Lali after NIA investigators zeroed on his role.
15 Corps Commander Lt Gen Gurmeet Singh said the situation was ‘well under control’.
Acquitted of terror charge,Javed Ahmed Tantray and Ashiq Ali Bhatt walk out of Tihar
Five years after being arrested on terror charges,two men,who police claimed were Hizbul Mujahideen members,have been acquitted by a city court.
NIA to seek his custody to understand terror funding by the outfit.
Police say new,educated militants are joining Hizbul Mujahideen.