Srinagar: The investigation of National Investigation Agency (NIA) has revealed that terror groups of Kashmir are using Wagah border as a new route for terror training in Pakistan. The newly recruited terrorists are using Wagah route through valid travel documents. A new disclosure was made in the investigation of the terrorist attack on the army camp of Nagrota in Jammu. According to NIA’s investigation, after taking training of arms, they enter Kashmir through the line of control.
NIA investigation has shown that terrorists are receiving Pakistani visas on the recommendation letter of Kashmiri separatist. NIA revealed that four JeM terrorists Mohd Ashiq Baba, Syed Munir-Ul-Hassan Qadri, Tariq Ahmad Dar and Ashraf Hamid Khandey had facilitated a group of three heavily armed Pakistani terrorists and transported them from the International Border in Samba-Kathua sector to Hotel Jagdamba in Jammu. Ashiq Baba had trained in terror camps in Pakistan and PoK after entering through the same route.
“Mohammad Ashiq Baba went to Pakistan many times by using Wagah border and stayed in Pakistan and PoK. During his stay in Pakistan, he had visited training camps of JeM beside Rawalpindi. He got the visa on the recommendation of the leaders of Hurriyat Conference in Srinagar,’ said a senior officer in NIA.
Jaish-e-Mohammed is providing money to the Kashmiri terrorists through hawala and banks from Doha in Qatar. In the investigation of the Nagrata attack, it has been learned that money was sent to the terrorists in a bank of Srinagar.
”Investigation established that Mohd Ashiq Baba was receiving funds being sent by JeM commanders using various mode of a channel including Indian currency. US dollars being sent through fund transfer from Doha, Qatar’,” said the senior officer in NIA.
Another arrested terrorists involved in Nagrota attack Syed Muneer-Ul-Hasan-Qadri has revealed that he along with other JeM operatives were in touch with the JeM commander in Pakistan, and had received a freshly infiltrated group of three Pakistani terrorists from the Samba sector a day before the attack.
The investigation established that Syed Muneer-Ul-Hasan-Qadri had crossed Line of Control and went to Muzaffarabad (PoK) and started living with distant relatives. During the stay in Pakistan, he got physical training in Al-Barq terrorist camp in Muzaffarabad. He returned via Nepal along with his family in May 2011 in accordance with Chief Minister rehabilitation program. It was then, he came in touch with one Waseem (Commander of JeM). Waseem offered him to pay 7-10 lakh for receiving JeM group in Jammu. Qadri got ready and returned to Pakistan for the same.
Highly trained and equipped with AK-47 rifles and explosives, the three terrorists attacked Officers’ Mess Complex of Indian Army’s 166 Medium Regiment at Nagrota in the wee hours of November 29. 2016 after crossing the International Border.
(With inputs from Manish Shukla, Zee Media)