Newly Arrested Lashkar Confirmed Pak Sponsorship


New Delhi: LeT terrorist Bahadur Ali, caught in Kashmir, was guided by control room of terror groups with help of Pak forces, NIA told on Wednesday. Newly arrested Lashkar said today that Pak forces helping Laskar to infiltrate terrorists.

The National Investigation Agency(NIA) said on Wednesday that terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba is fuelling large scale protests in Kashmir in the wake of killing of Hizbul terrorist Burhan Wani.

“LeT is being helped by Pakistan army in spreading unrest in the Kashmir valley,” NIA IG Sanjeev Kumar said in a press briefing in Delhi. “Pakistan Army officers in civilian clothes visit LeT facilities and are referred to as Major Saheb and Capt Saheb,” Sanjeev Kumar said.

The NIA also released video of captured LeT terrorist Bahadur Ali’s confession. Bahadur Ali aka Abu Saifullah was captured alive by Indian security forces in Kashmir on July 25.

The NIA said that Bahadur Ali was recruited by Jamaat-ud-Dawa and subsequently LeT radicalised him. Next, Bahadur Ali underwent all three rounds of training with LeT at Manshera, Aksa and Muzaffarabad.

Bahadur Ali said that there were 30-50 trainees at training camps of LeT from different parts of the countries including Afghanistan. He claimed that Pak military officers came to meet him while he was leaving for India. They were called Major Saab and Captain Saab.

Pakistan military and other forces were running a command centre Alpha 3 in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir to run terrorists operations in India. The NIA claimed that highly qualified people have trained Bahudar Ali. Having caught yet another LeT terrorist alive in Kashmir, India on Tuesday presented Pakistan with more evidence of its continued support to cross border terrorism. Summoning the Pakistan high commissioner, Abdul Basit to South Block, foreign secretary, S Jaishankar issued a demarche that gave details of the LeT terrorist, Bahadur Ali aka Abu Saifullah, caught by Indian security forces in July. The demarche also included a letter to the high commissioner by Ali.