New Delhi: Police and Security force was arrested a terrorist with eight grenades in Jammu. Police said claiming to have foiled a terror plot to trigger blasts in the winter capital, days ahead of the Independence. Police also added that the man was planning to go to Delhi and give the explosives to his connect. According to the SDS Jamwal (Inspector General of Police) the terrorist was identified as Iffan Hussain Wani, who hailed from Dangerpora – Awantipora village of south Kashmir, was arrested from Gandhi Nagar Locality of Jammu city. He also added “ the man was carrying this cache of grenades to Delhi to hand it over to connect. These grenades would have been used to disturb th Independence Day Celebrations.”
With the help intelligence inputs, police can intercepted a bus in Gandhi Nagar area in Jammu on Sunday night and arrested the man with eight live hand grenades and Rs 60,000 in cash from him. The Police also said that “ A BA dropout and radicalised the terrorist was active in militancy for the last one year. With his arrest, a major chance of disturbing the Independence day celebrations in Delhi and parts of Jammu was foiled.”
The Jammu Police chief said that during questioning, the 25 years old revealed his affiliation with Ansar Ghazwat-ul – Hind led by Zakir Mussa and added that he was in touch with number two of the outfit, Rehan. He said a police squad noticed him moving suspiciously at Chatri point.
As per Report, Security forces on alert in the wake intelligence inputs that Kashmiri terror – groups Laskar-e-Taiba (LeT), Jaish-e- Mohammad (JeM), and Hizbul Mujahideen are planning to carry out strikes in Jammu and New Delhi on the Occasion of Independence Day on August 15.