x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   Murmu’s fate as CAG was decided fortnight before August 5 | Higher Education Deptt caught napping! | Kashmir Drama: Shah Feasal in 2019 quit job, now abandoned his party | 4G services on trial basis in one district each of J&K division: Centre to SC | Why ACB going slow on arrest of corrupt AC PF Jammu? | Far flung Block offices in Udhampur district facing shortage of manpower | CS counters rhetoric of JK politicians with facts | Separatists turned J&K into Pakistan: Chief Secy | For a change number of recoveries out number fresh COVID-19 cases in JK | Faesal sends clear message | Janmashtami: A New Perspective | Munish Gupta asks government to step in & solve problems of residents | Engineer Graduates demand regularization of services | Independence Day arrangements reviewed in Doda | Unrepaired transformer leaves Kotain Kandi village in darkness | Provide 33% reservation to women in Assembly: Manju Singh | Amit targets at multi-level parking during SMGS Hospital Visit | Plus 2 officers welcome new LG | JKPCC expresses concern over plight of daily earning people | Private health care institutions to compulsorily test all symptomatic patients | OBC chairman distributes Domicile Certificates | AJKYF meets DC Reasi, highlights parents’ grievances | Govt's prime concern to address public grievances through good governance: Advisor Baseer Khan | People embracing change in J&K to write their own fate: Raman Suri | Corporator Rajni Bala inaugurates open gym at public park Paloura | Arun Mehta chairs 11th BoDs meeting of JKIDFC | JKTMA criticizes education authorities for not considering demands | First census of water bodies launched | HC quashes PSA of history sheeter | Jammu School Education’s week long digital I-Day celebrations in full swing | Ravinder criticizes cancelling of BDO Blocks | Admin orders fixation of sale price of minor minerals in Ganderbal | Businessman alleged cheating in land deal, urges admin to provide justice | J&K Bank cautions people about fake appointment orders | JKSSB’s Portal records 4,85,010 registrations; 2,54,100 candidates submit online application so far | Kathua Press Club holds meeting, frames membership drive committee | Court rejects bail plea of narco smuggler | Advisor Bhatnagar greets people on Janamashtami | COVID-19: Govt evacuates 3,03,013 stranded JK residents; 2,09,744 via Lakhanpur, 93,269 through special trains | Jugal, Sat inaugurate open Gym at Ward 35 | JU organizes webinar on career opportunities in Bio Sciences | Solo dance competition organized | JSSK students participate in Virtual MUN 2020 | DC Kathua reviews progress under Jal Jeevan Mission | Devotional song on Lalandhara Mata released | High density fruit tree plantation drive launched in Kathua | GDC Ramgarh organizes inter-collage poster making competition | Plantation, cleanliness drive organised | RMPS organizes online activity | Saurabh Bhagat reviews Mission Mode Project for registration of left out BOC workers | SNHSS organizes online activity | DC Ramban flags off group of PRI, ULB members to Kashmir | Hizb module busted in Kupwara, five arrested | Abdullahs’ pleas for release of 16 NC leaders: Admin tells HC none of them detained | Irrigation department withdraws more than allocated amount for construction of canal in Sunderbani | Higher Edu Dept orders transfers of 24 Assistant/Associate Professors | ACB files charge sheet in Rs 250 cr loan scam | DB directs to file ATR on next date of hearing | Shopian encounter : Police say will do DNA sampling for identification | Religious Places to open from August 16, cap of 500 pilgrims per day for Vaishno Devi Shrine | Lt Guv unveils flag, formation sign of Ladakh Police | | Covid-19 bad for all but devastating for poor: Seth | Delimitation on basis of 2011 census not acceptable: Rajiv | Navin Choudhary reviews functioning of Agriculture, allied sectors | Militant attacks: BJP leadership assures party workers in Kashmir of proper security | Daughters have equal coparcenary rights in joint Hindu family property: SC | Poppy straw seized, 2 held | Advisor Sharma for providing a friendly eco system to entrepreneurs | Manjit Singh appeals Govt to treat PRCs as domiciles | Preparation for crowd-free I- Day celebration in full swing in Panchari | KPs hold meet, list demands | HC issues notices to Secy Rural, ACB & ors in alleged MGNREGA scam in Marwah | Registration of construction workers started in Ramban | I- Day arrangements finalized at Udhampur | Power shut down | Cluster University Srinagar extends date for submission of online B.Ed exam forms till August 16 | FAIVM urges GoI for relaxation on restriction of wedding guests | Appointment to post of Secy JKAACL | JKCT slams ZEO Sunderbani for failing to implement govt order | Back Issues  
 
news details
After Pulwama, JeM's target was Delhi, NCR: NIA
9/16/2019 10:05:08 PM

Agencies

New delhi, Sept 16: Jaish-e-Mohammed's (JeM) Sajjad Ahmad Khan, a close aide of Pulwama attack mastermind Mudassir Ahmad Khan, was planning terror attacks in different parts of India, including Delhi-NCR, the NIA claimed in its charge sheet in a case of conspiracy filed before a Delhi court on Monday. Sajjad is also suspected to be involved in the conspiracy of Pulwama attacks. Forty Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district after a JeM terrorist rammed an explosive-laden vehicle into their bus, which was part of a convoy going to Srinagar from Jammu on February 14. The charge sheet was filed against four JeM operatives under sections 120-B (criminal conspiracy) and 121 A (waging, or attempting to wage war, or abetting waging of war, against the government of India) of IPC, and various sections of stringent Unalawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) and sections of Explosives Substances Act.
Mudassir was the mastermind behind this conspiracy but charges were abated against him after he was killed in an encounter with the security forces in March, 2019, the agency said in the final report. This case pertains to a criminal conspiracy hatched by senior commanders of JeM to carry out terror attacks in different parts of India including Delhi-NCR. The charge sheet names Sajjad Ahmad Khan, 27, Tanveer Ahmed Ganie, 29, Bilal Ahmad Mir, 23, and Muzaffar Ahmad Bhat, 25 -- all residents of Pulwama. "Investigation has established that the accused persons are members of proscribed terrorist organization JeM, who were planning to carry out terrorist attacks and also propagating the activities of JeM.
"The slain terrorist Mudassir Ahmad Khan was the mastermind behind this conspiracy. He was one of the main conspirators in Pulwama terror Attack and was killed in an encounter with security forces, in village Pinglish, Tral in the nigh of March 9-10," it said. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) claimed that Sajjad and Muzaffar Ahmad Bhat were directly in touch with Mudassir, while Tanveer Ahmed Ganie and Bilal Ahmad Mir were in contact with Mudassir through Sajjad. "Tanveer Ahmed Ganie and Bilal Ahmad Mir wanted to carry out fidayeen attacks similar to Pulwama Attack. The two elder brothers of Sajjad Ahmad Khan were also active JeM terrorists who were killed in two different encounters with security forces. "Thereafter, he joined JeM and was directed to conduct reconnaissance in Delhi-NCR area," the NIA said. The three brothers were initially engaged in stone pelting, it added. During investigation, two detonators were seized at the instance of Bilal Ahmad Mir, it said, adding that further investigation against other accused is still on. Sajjad was arrested near the Lajpat Rai market by Delhi police and is believed to have been in regular touch with the terror strike mastermind before and after the attack, the agency said. On Mudassir's instructions, Sajjad had moved to Delhi and lived here under the guise of a shawl vendor to establish a sleeper cell of JeM, the police had said. On the day of Pulwama incident, Mudassir contacted Sajjad on WhatsApp and informed him about the attack on CRPF convoy, it had said. Mudassir had sent him a video of Adil Dar - the fidayeen who carried out the attack and later deleted it from his phone, the police had said. "He was tasked by Mudassir to establish a sleeper cell here. He was specially sent here to carry out reconnaissance of important targets and to set up a hideout in Delhi," police said. He was also tasked with radicalising and recruiting Muslim youth from UP and other states, provide them weapons training, explosives and field craft, raising funds and collecting weapons, the police had added.
Mudassir had instructed Sajjad to spot young Kashmiri youths for fidayeen attacks, it had said. Sajjad then motivated and recruited Bilal and Tanveer, it said.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
top stories of the day
Will denial of 1000MW additional power to Jammu be rolled back?
'They lacked courage to safeguard national interests, puncture Azadi balloon'
Facing influential businessman's wrath, BMO Bishnah attached
Fearing peoples' anger in coming elections Azad, other Cong leaders soften stand on Art 370
Transfers of SHOs on cards in Kashmir
Former legislator's presence at GMC Kathua's function raises eyebrows
Farooq Abdullah slapped with PSA, an Act introduced by his father 42 years ago
Will take legal course to challenge Farooq Abdullah's detention under PSA: NC
J&K Governor calls on PM Modi
SC allows Azad to visit J-K after he undertakes not to hold any political rally, activity
Azad thanks SC for allowing him to visit Jammu and Kashmir
Dr Sehrish reviews Inf Dept functioning
Delimitation in J&K to begin soon after assuming new status
Home Minister Amit Shah reviews situation in Jammu and Kashmir
Hostage crisis: Kishtwar gets 36 CCTVs after 8 years of struggle
First in UT: Govt intends to reflect progress, devp in next budget
J-K SAC approves creation of 127 new posts in office of chief electoral officer
SC asks J&K to restore normalcy in Kashmir keeping in mind national interest, security
Deceased's brother alleges in-laws poisoned her
Commuters suffer as Ghordi- Nallah Mallian road in dilapidated condition
4 soldiers injured as Pak violates ceasefire in Poonch district
Curfew eased out in Kishtwar after burial of Jamat leader
After Pulwama, JeM's target was Delhi, NCR: NIA
Inaugurated in 2017, two subways at Satwari-Kunjwani stretch still not in use
Phangial road in dilapidated condition, authorities fail to initiate repairs
NAFED begins apple procurement in Anantnag fruit Mandi
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU