Jammu And Kashmir: Security Forces Nab Wanted LeT Terrorist Nisar Ahmed Dar  From SrinagarLeT terrorist Nisar Ahmed Dar (Pic Via Twitter)

A terrorist belonging to Pakistan based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba was arrested from Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday (4 January) morning.

The 23-year-old terrorist Nisar Ahmad Dar, who hails from Wahab Parray Mohalla at Hajin, was active for the last few years and is a categorised terrorist in security establishment's data base. He was in the wanted list of security forces.

He is involved in eight cases, seven in 2016 and one in 2019. He was detained twice under Jammu and Kashmir Public Safety Act (PSA) -- first time in 2016 and then in 2017. He is an associate of Salim Parray, a top terrorist of Lashkar-e-Taiba.

"Dar is an associate of Salim Parray, who is top terrorist of Lashkar-e-Taiba in North Kashmir, and earlier escaped from an encounter in which a Pakistani terrorist of Lashkar outfit was killed at Kulan Ganderbal on 12 November 2019," said a senior police officer.

Dar was planning to carry out attack on some security force establishment. He was caught alive in an operation launched on Friday (3 January) night by the security establishments.

"On a specific information that a listed and wanted dreaded terrorist was hiding somewhere in Srinagar and planning an attack on some Security Force establishment. An operation was launched last night by Srinagar police along with local security forces in which the terrorist was caught alive along with arms and ammunitions," said a senior IPS officer.

Dar is being interrogated, the officer added.

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

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