Two JeM terrorists held, were planning attacks on R-Day
New Delhi: Special Cell of Delhi Police on Thursday claimed that two Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists were arrested from Delhi and Jammu and Kashmir. Accused had procured more than a dozen grenades and IEDs from a Pak based handler. The duo had planned to throw grenades and plant IEDs in the heavy footfall areas and VIP areas in the Capital during the ongoing Republic Day celebrations.
Police identified the accused as Abdul Latif Ganaie (29), one of the duos is District Commander of Jaish-e-Mohammad in Ganderbal (J&K) and his associate Hilal Ahmad Bhat (26). Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) Pramod Singh Kushwah claimed that Abdul Latif was the mastermind of the recent spree of throwing grenades in various parts of J&K including Srinagar, and Sumbal in Baandipora. On January 20, the team led by Inspector Shiv Kumar nabbed Abdul near Rajghat. "Another team led by ACP Attar Singh arrested from Baandipora, J&K," said police.
Police claimed that accused revealed that a Pakistan based Abu Mauz Jaish-e-Mohammad is his handler. Mauz had given him seven hand grenades through one Aaqib in November last year. He also told that as per instructions of Abu Mauz, he went to Lal Chowk where Aaqib met him. Latif further disclosed that he was in communication with Abu Mauz through Telegram and Whatsapp. Abdul Latif further disclosed that he had given two grenades to one Abid in J&K. "Abid had thrown one grenade on army personnel of 5 RR in Sumbal, Baandipora,"