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JeM's Sajjad Khan, close aide of Pulwama mastermind, arrested in Delhi

Sajjad Khan, 27, a resident of Pulwama was arrested near the Lajpat Rai market late Thursday night

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Pulwama terror attack

A Sajjad Khan, a close aide of mastermind Muddasir was arrested in New Delhi, police said on Friday.

(27), a resident of Pulwama was arrested near the Lajpat Rai market late Thursday night, they said.

"Muddasir, the mastermind of was killed in an exchange of fire with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir recently," Pramod Singh Kushwah, Deputy Commisisoner of Police (Special Cell) said.

Sajjad was tasked by to establish a sleeper cell in Delhi, the officer added.

Forty Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district after a terrorist rammed an explosive-laden vehicle into their bus, which was part of a convoy going to Srinagar from Jammu in February.

First Published: Fri, March 22 2019. 12:35 IST
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