The Punjab government has decided to hand over the case to National Investigation Agency (NIA) involving three Kashmiri students who were arrested for their alleged association with a terror outfit. Earlier, Zahid Gulzar, Mohd. Idriss Shah and Yusuf Rafiq Bhat were arrested from an engineering college in Jalandhar and two weapons, including an assault rifle, and explosives were seized from them.
The students were associated with Kashmir-based terror outfit Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind (AGH), according to the police.
The students were arrested in a joint operation by the Punjab Police and the Jammu and Kashmir Police’s Special Operations Group (SoG) from the hostel of CT Institute of Engineering Management and Technology in Shahpur on the outskirts of Jalandhar.
The Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind reportedly has links with the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and is headed by Zakir Rashid Bhatt alias Zakir Mussa, who masterminded and guided attacks on the Maqsudan police station in Jalandhar on September 14, they had said. Read More