Jammu. NIA with assistance of J&K Police and CRPF conducted searches at 8 locations in Anantnag, Baramulla, Kulgam, Srinagar, Doda and Kishtwar Districs of J&K.
The case was initially registered on dated 27.06.2021 of PS Bahu Fort District Jammu, relating to recovery of 5kgs IED from a Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist in Bathindi, Jammu on 27.06.2021. The conspiracy by LeT was aimed at causing explosion in Jammu using the IED. NIA had re-registered the case on 19.07.2021. NIA had earlier arrested three persons in this case.
Investigation revealed that Pakistan based handlers of proscribed terror outfit LeT and their associates based in J&K are planning terrorist activities in J&K using the pseudo-acronym TRF so as to maintain plausible deniability and evade LEAs.
During the searches conducted, many digital devices and other incriminating materials have been recovered from the premises of the suspects. Further investigation in the case continues.