A Pakistani terrorist who had been operating in Srinagar for the last two years and wanted to resurrect militancy in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district has been arrested, security forces have said.
The police say the terrorist, Mohammad Waqar Ahmed, a Lashkar-e-Taiba operative, crossed the border in July 2017. He was presented before journalists at a press conference in Srinagar today.
He is a resident of Mohalla Miana, Mianwai, in Pakistan’s Punjab, Senior Superintendent of Police Abdul Qayoom said. He was trained in Muzaffarabad in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.
According to the police, Waqar was told that Muslims are not allowed to offer Namaz in Kashmir and are being persecuted, their houses are destroyed. Read More