Two days forward of Kashmiri pandit Rahul Bhat’s killing on Thursday, Jammu and Kashmir police had intelligence enter on presence of three terrorists in Chadoora tehsil of Budgam and their plan to assault safety forces, civilians and institution.
The J&Okay police’s incapacity to pursue the result in its logical-end result in the unlucky incident of clerk Rahul Bhat being gunned down in his Chadoora tehsil workplace, mentioned intelligence company sources.
Multi Company Centre (MAC) — a nodal platform for sharing intelligence inputs drawn from varied companies, had the intelligence enter on Could 10 which was shared with the J&Okay police as nicely, intelligence sources remarked.
However, in a comply with up motion, the police together with safety forces gunned down two Pakistani Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists, Abu Ukasa and Faisal alias Sikander, in an operation in Bandipore district of north Kashmir.
Faisal is suspected to have partnered with Lateef Moderately alias Osama, who additionally belonged to Chadoora, to unleash terror in Budgam by Bhat’s killing, the police mentioned. The union territory police is on the hunt for absconding Moderately.
Police sources mentioned Faisal and Ukasa had left a hideout in Bandipore forest by which Gulzar Ahmad Ganai was hiding on Could 11.
Ganai, nonetheless, was shot useless within the encounter — a day earlier than Rahul Bhat’s killing that result in large uproar and protests throughout the Union Territory.
LG Manoj Sinha has constituted a particular investigative crew to probe all elements of the phobia assault.
Could 15, 2022