Uttar Pradesh ATS arrests two suspected Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists from Saharanpur

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Uttar Pradesh ATS arrests two suspected Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists from Saharanpur

Speaking on the same UP DGP OP Singh said, “Yesterday after inputs two suspected terrorists were caught from Saharanpur by our ATS wing. They are linked to JeM and both are from Kashmir. Shahnawaz is from Kulgam and Aqib is from Pulwama”.

February 22, 2019 —

New Delhi: In a major success for security forces, Uttar Pradesh ATS on Friday nabbed two suspected terrorists, who belonged to the Jaish-e-Mohammad terror outfit from Deoband, Saharanpur and had an involvement in the recent terror attack on CRPF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama.

The suspected terrorist Shahnawaz Ahmad Teli is an active JeM member and is a resident of Kulgam, who used to recruit for JeM. The second suspect Aqib Ahmad Malik is a resident of Pulwama.Speaking on the same UP DGP OP Singh said, “Yesterday after inputs two suspected terrorists were caught from Saharanpur by our ATS wing. They are linked to JeM and both are from Kashmir. Shahnawaz is from Kulgam and Aqib is from Pulwama”.

The police have also seized two weapons and live cartridges from the two.

“Of the two Shahnawaz is said to be a grenade expert. We will seek transit remand and investigate when they came here from Kashmir and who is funding them and what was their target. We are in touch with J&K Police” UP DGP said.

The ATS is on its toes ever since the deadly terror attack shook Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama, which claimed the lives of 40 Indian soldiers.

The Following press note has been released in wake of the same.

Uttar Pradesh ATS arrests two suspected Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists from Saharanpur Uttar Pradesh ATS arrests two suspected Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists from Saharanpur