Srinagar, Feb 13: Police on Tuesday stated it have arrested one terrorist behind the assault on migrant staff from Punjab who had been killed in the summertime capital of Srinagar final week.
Throughout a press convention, the ADGP Vijay Kumar and IGP V Ok Bidri said the police succeeded in cracking the Srinagar assault by arresting one terrorist who was answerable for the assault inside simply 6 days.
“On 07.02.2024, at about 1900 hours, unknown terrorists opened fireplace upon two individuals at Shalla Kadal, Shaheed Gunj Srinagar. On this incident, one Amritpal Singh S/o Sarmukh Singh R/o Chamyari succumbed to his accidents on spot. One other particular person particularly Rohit Masi S/o ParinMasi R/o Chamyari, Amritsar was evacuated to SMHS Hospital after which to SKIMS Soura Srinagar. Rohit Masi later succumbed to his accidents on 08.02.2024,” the law enforcement officials stated.
They stated that upon registering case FIR no. 08/2024 u/s 302, 307 IPC, 7/27 Arms Act, 15,16,20 ULA(P) Act in PS Shaheed Gunj, Srinagar Police detected the case resulting in the identification of the accused who carried out the terrorist assault on these two people from Punjab and subsequent restoration of weapon of offence and different incriminating materials.
Srinagar Police, on the premise of technical and discipline evaluation, zeroed in upon sure suspects and afterward, primarily based upon clinching proof collected throughout investigation, recognized and arrested the principle accused particularly Adil Manzoor Langoo S/o Manzoor Ahmad Langoo R/o Zaldager Srinagar, they stated and added, “It got here to fore that the accused had conspired along with his handler throughout in Pakistan for fee of the fear crime”.
“Accused was a extremely motivated and radicalized particular person. His handler in Pakistan radicalized him on social media and motivated him to hold out the fear assault. In furtherance of the conspiracy, the handler offered him the weapon after which he motivated him to hold out the assault. In furtherance of similar, accused recognized his targets and tracked them within the lanes of Shalla Kadal on the fateful day and open fireplace upon each of them, who consequently, succumbed to their accidents,” they added.
Pertinently, LeT affliate TR has claimed accountability for this assault on their social media channel.
DIG CKR has constituted a SIT to be headed by SP South for investigation of the case and additional investigation is being attended to expeditiously, they added.
Responding to a question, the ADGP Vijay Kumar stated that there’s just one terrorist left alive in Srinagar district, whereas as 25 locals, and 25-30 overseas terrorists are lively in Jammu and Kashmir. He stated in previous years appreciable variety of terrorists had been neutralized in Srinagar district alone because of their excessive quantity, however right now there is just one terrorist left alive and J&Ok Police together with different sister concern companies are working day and evening to make sure terrorist-free Jammu and Kashmir.
He added that J&Ok Police and different safety companies will speed up anti-militancy operations in coming occasions.
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