ahmad: 3 terrorists arrested for killing salesman in Srinagar, case solved, claims police | India News – Times of India


SRINAGAR: The J&K police claimed on Tuesday that they had resolved the November 9 killing of salesman Ibrahim Ahmad at Bohri Kadal, central Srinagar with the arrests of three terrorists.
According to the police spokesman, the three arrested terrorists — Ajaz Ahmad Lone, Naseer Ahmad Shah and Showkat Ahmad Dar — belong to the TRF terror outfit and are residents of Lelhar, in Pulwama, south Kashmir.
These three men, the police claimed, killed Ibrahim Ahmad, who worked at the wholesale dry fruits shop of a Kashmiri Pandit named Sandeep Mawa. According to Mawa, he was the intended target but Ahmad was killed as he was in his (Mawa’s) car instead of his own.
A case vide FIR No. 86/2021 has been filed under relevant sections of the at police station Maharaj Gunj. The police had constituted a special team to investigate the killing.
The three men were arrested and during questioning “confessed” their involvement, the police spokesman said.
Preliminary investigations revealed that the three had executed the terror attack on the directions of a terrorist handler from across the border, the spokesman said, adding that they had been in touch with Pakistan-based terrorist handlers for the last four months.
On their disclosure, the weapon of offence — a pistol with seven rounds and other incriminating material, including a grenade — were recovered from their possession, the police said. The Alto car used on the day of the attack was also seized on their disclosure the police said.

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