J&K police arrested Tehreek-e-Millat-e-Islami Terrorist from Samba district, Jammu & Kashmir

According to recent reports, Jammu & Kashmir police on Friday arrested a terrorist named Zahoor Ahmad Rather in connection with the killings of three BJP workers and a policeman in Kulgam district of South Kashmir.

By Harkirpal Singh, Updated : Feb 13, 2021 11:33 IST
J&K police arrested Tehreek-e-Millat-e-Islami Terrorist from Samba district, Jammu & Kashmir
TRF Terrorist Zahoor Abbas Rather

According to sources, The Jammu and Kashmir police have arrested a terrorist of The Resistance Force Tehreek-e-Millat-e-Islami (TRF) from Samba district late Friday. The accused has been identified as Zahoor Ahmad Rather.

According to J&K police, the accused was suspected of involvement in the killing of three BJP workers and a policeman in the Kulgam district of South Kashmir last year.

"Late Friday we arrested a terrorist from the Bari Brahmana area. A police team from Anantnag had come and carried out a joint operation with Samba police," said Samba district’s senior superintendent of police (SSP) Rajesh Sharma. An FIR had been registered in Anantnag against the accused in a terror case, he added.

According to sources in security agencies, TRF is the frontal organization of Pakistan-backed terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Taiba. 

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