The Delhi Police have arrested a 27-year-old alleged member of banned terror outfit JeM on late Thursday night, police said on Friday. He is allegedly an associate of Pulwama attack mastermind, police claimed.
Police said that the accused wanted by National Investigation Agency (NIA) has been identified as Sajjad Khan, resident of Pulwama, who was arrested from Lajpat Rai Market.
“He is wanted by NIA on charges of criminal conspiracy and waging war under Indian Penal Code and under relevant sections of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act,” said a senior police officer.
Police claimed that he is an associate of Pulwama attack mastermind. “He is an associate of Muddasir Khan, who was the mastermind of Pulwama attack and was killed in an exchange of fire with Security Forces in J&K recently,” the officer said adding that Sajjad was tasked by Mudassir to establish a sleeper cell in Delhi.
JeM member wanted by NIA held in Delhi – The Hindu