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LeT operative Sandeep Sharma's brother held for questioning

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar (UP) 

The brother of the alleged (LeT) militant Sandeep Sharma, who was arrested in Jammu and Kashmir, has been held for questioning over Rs 2 lakh deposit, police said today.

Praveen, who works as a taxi driver in Haridwar, was taken into custody here yesterday.

Police found a account in Haridwar in which Rs 2 lakh was deposited from some months ago. There were also two transactions of Rs 50,000 each in the account.

alias Adil was arrested by J-K Police on Monday.

Earlier, Sharma's mother Parvati and sister-in-Rekha were also interrogated by a team of the Anti- Terrorist Squad (ATS).

Parvati had told reporters here that, "If my son is a militant he must be punished. Due to his actions we are facing problems and shame."

Both Parvati and Rekha work as domestic workers in the district.

Sharma, alias Adil, had left the district in 2012 and told his family that he was earning Rs 12,000 per month in Jammu. His father died in 2007.

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First Published: Fri, July 14 2017. 17:22 IST