NIA arrests JeM member from Jammu

SRINAGAR: The NIA said it arrested a member of the banned Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) on Monday in a case related to a conspiracy by the outfit’s leadership to strengthen its base and organise terrorist acts in India.

Muzaffar Bhat alias Muzaffar Ahmad Bhat (25), a resident of Tral in Pulwama district, was arrested from Central Jail at Kot Bhalwal in Jammu where he was detained under the Public Safety Act (PSA), the National Investigating Agency (NIA) said.

Bhat was produced before Special Court NIA, New Delhi against a production warrant which granted nine days’ custody of the accused to the agency. (AGENCIES)