The Inspector General of Police Kashmir Zone Sh.S.J.M.Gillani addressed a press conference at Police control Room Srinagar today.He was flanked by DIG Central Kashmir Range Sh Ghulam Hassan Bhat on this occasion.The press brief which was circulated at the conference regarding the encounter and involvement of the terrorist is given below. Press Brief On a specific information a cordon and earch operation was launched at village Khandaypora Kulgam J/D of P/S Kulgam. The cordon and search operation turned into an encounter in which 01 terrorist identified as Abu Qasim, LeT Div. Commander was killed. Firing has stopped and search is going on in the area. Ab. Rehman @ Abu Qasim S/O Ab. Majeed was a resident of Bhawalpur Multan. He was functioning as Div. Commander of LeT outfit. He was active since last 05 years and was involved in a number of terrorist activities. The said terrorist was mastermind of the Udhampur Attack on the BSF Convoy on 5th of August, 2015 in which 02 BSF jawans were killed and injuring 12 personnel and a Pakistani terrorist was arrested. The said terrorist was involved in the killing of an Inspector of Police Mohammad Altaf Dar in Bandipora on 7th of October 2015. He was part of the LeT squad which carried out Fidayeen attack at Hyderpora Srinagar Bypass in which 08 Army Jawans were killed. Case FIR 200/13 U/S 307, 326 RPC, 120 B, 121, 7/27 I.A Act in P/S Budgam has been registered in this regard. On the directions of the said militant commander, cadres of LeT outfit namely Ab. Hamza R/O Pak and Abu Usman R/o Pak were involved in killing of Ex-Director of SKIMS Soura Srinagar, Dr. Jalal U Din along with his PSO in year 2013. Case FIR No. 82/2013 U/S 307, 392, 302 RPC, 7/27 I.A Act registered in P/S Pampore. The said militant commander was involved in an attack on BSF Bus which took place near Kadlabal, Pampore and injured 06 personnel including Dy. Commandant and a case FIR No. 114/2014 U/S 307 RPC, 7/27 I.A Act registered in P/S Pampore. On the directions of the said militant commander, cadres of LeT outfit namely Dujana R/O Pakistan and Showkat Ahmad Lone @ Ali Bhai carried attack on Police Party at Galander Pampore in which 02 constables of JKAP 11th Bn got killed and they snatched 01 AK-47 Rifle. FIR No. 119/2013 U/S 302, 307 RPC 7/27 I.A Act registered at P/S Pampore. On the directions of the said commander, cadres of LeT outfit namely Abu Umer R/O Pak, Lateef Ahmad Dar R/O Chadoora and Reyaz Ahmad R/O Panzan are involved in killing of SHO P/S Chadoora in year 2013. Case FIR No. 216/2013 U/S 302, 307 RPC 7/27 I.A Act in P/S Chadoora. On the directions of the said commander, cadres of LeT outfit killed 02 CRPF personnel in year 2013. Case FIR No. 204 / 2013 U/S 302, 307 RPC 7/27 I.A Act registered in P/S Pulwama. The said militant commander was involved in firing at Batapora Tokuna on 04/11/2014 and FIR No. 113/2014 U/S 307 RPC , 7/27 I.A Act registered in P/S Awantipora. On the directions of the said commander, cadres of LeT outfit namely Abu Hanzullah @ Chotu R/O Pakistan and other associates killed two SPOs at Court Complex Pulwama in year 2014. Case FIR No. 42/2014, U/S 302, 307 RPC, 7/27 I.A Act, 03 Foreigner Act registered in P/S Pulwama. The said militant commander was involved in killing of one Policeman and one Army Jawan at Qaisar Mullah Chadoora Budgam. Case FIR No. 70/2014 U/S 302, 307 RPC, 7/27 I.A Act registered in P/S Chadoora in this regard.
2015 Kashmir Despatch