Updated: August 10, 2016 6:09:13 pm
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday revealed that LeT terrorist and Pakistani national Bahadur Ali, who was captured recently in North Kashmir, was regularly guided by the control room of terrorist groups in PoK with the help of Pakistani forces.
The agency, which is probing the role of LeT in the present unrest in Kashmir Valley which has come up after the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani, also said that the arms and ammunitions training given to Bahadur Ali show the involvement of military experts.
“We have collected all kinds of evidences. Bahadur Ali was directed to take advantage of current situation in Kashmir. Recovered articles show that terrorist was provided great refs in codes. It shows very highly trained people trained him,” said NIA IG Sanjeev Kumar in a press conference.
Kumar disclosed that Bahadur Ali was recruited by Jamaat-ud-Dawa and was subsequently radicalised by LeT. “Bahadur Ali said that there were 30-50 trainees at training camps of LeT from different parts of the countries including Afghanistan and Pak. He said that there were a few army officers in civilian clothes who checked their preparedness with a check-list,” said Kumar adding that Bahadur Ali crossed into Indian side on either 11th or 12th June along with two LeT cadres.
Bahadur Ali, who was arrested by Indian authorities in J&K on July 25 ’16, made all his disclosure on camera.
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