NIA arrests OGW: in Sunjuwan case

Excelsior Correspondent

Srinagar, May 26 : The National Investigation Agency (NIA) today said that an Over Ground Worker of Jaish-e-Mohammad from Pulwama district was arrested in connection with Sunjuwan attack case.
“(On May 25) NIA arrested one accused person namely Abid Ahmad Mir son of Mushtaq Ahmad Mir, resident of Putrigam, PS Rajpora, Pulwama, in the case RC-03/2022/ NIA/JMU,” NIA said in a statement.
He was arrested from his residence during a raid by the NIA yesterday.
Two days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Jammu on April 24, a joint team of police and security forces killed two Pakistani militants wearing suicide vests during a nearly five-hour encounter in Jammu.
The case was initially registered in Police Station Bahu Fort, Jammu as FIR (No. 115/2022) dated 22 April 2022 and re-registered by NIA on 26th April 2022.
“Investigation has revealed that accused Abid Ahmad Mir is an Over Ground Worker of JeM and was a close associate of arrested accused Bilal Ahmed Wagay,” the NIA said.
“He was also in touch with Pakistan based handlers of JeM. He knowingly and voluntarily had extended support to the other co-accused persons in the commission of the instant crime.  The further investigation in the case continues,” the NIA added.