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Arrested Kashmiri militant sent to JIC, grilled by security agencies

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Kashmiri terrorist was sent to the (JIC) and grilled by security agencies, including the Police, in connection with a terror plot of Al-Qaida linked (AGUH) to disturb the celebrations in

Wani was arrested on Sunday night here and eight grenades were seized from his possession.

Sources in the security establishment said he was sent to the JIC at Miran Sahib here and was being interrogated about terror plots and sleeping cells.

They said two officers from the Police had also joined the interrogation and they wanted to take Wani to Delhi for further investigation.

As per the sources, Wani was in touch with top AGUH terrorists and his mobile, which was seized by the police, was sent for decoding to the national capital.

They said he had given some leads about the person to whom he was supposed to deliver the bag containing grenades.

He was reportedly staying in a hotel in Jammu and was given the bag and some cash by member of the sleeper cell, whom the security agencies were tracking, they said.

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First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 15:55 IST