Ganderbal, Nov 02 : Police in central in Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Monday claimed to have solved Nuner attack case on BJP leader and arrested three militant associates in this regard.
In a statement police said, on 6th of October 2020, militants carried out an attack on the District Vice President BJP Ghulam Qadir at Nunner Ganderbal in which one militant involved in the attack namely Shabir Ahmad Shah of Tral was killed on the spot in retaliatory fire. One constable Mohammad Altaf also Killed due to a gunshot wound during the incident.
Accordingly FIR No 209 of 2020 u/s 302 IPC ,13,16,18 UA(P)A and 7/27 IA Act ,PS Ganderbal was registered and investigation set into motion.
During investigation involvement of one Qaiser Ahmad Sheikh of Serch(Hospital Security Guard) Ganderbal was unraveled , however , the subject upon questioning tried to dodge the investigation agency. Technical details sought through ESU revealed some startling facts and sustained questioning of the subject on 30th October 2020 revealed that he was an active member of HM and had been instrumental in the attack.
Accordingly he was arrested and on his disclosure one pistol ,one Pistol Magzine with 3 rounds of ammunition and some Pak flags were recovered by police.
During sustained questioning the said militant associate disclosed two other associates namely Hilal Ahmad Mir of Bernbugh Kangan ,working as ATM Guard at SKIMS,and Asif Ahmad Mir of Serch Ganderbal (Private Security Guard at SMHS)who were also arrested and one more chines and ammunition, two detonators ,pak flags and other incriminating material was recovered at their instance.
All the three had come in contact with militant operatives in South Kashmir and were tasked by him to prepare a kill list of local political workers and attack them.
Futher investigation in the case is going on and more arrests are expected the statement reads.