National Investigating Agency (NIA) has conducted searches at four locations in Kashmir valley in the districts of Baramulla, Kupwara, Pulwama and Shopian and arrested two accused in the Resistance Front case.
The case relates to activities of – The Resistance Front (TRF), an offshoot of banned terrorist organisation Lashkar-e-Taiba and its self-styled commander Sajjad Gul, who has been actively radicalising, motivating and recruiting youth for indulging in violent activities in Jammu and Kashmir and other parts of India.
He along with his other associate commanders of LeT based in Pakistan, have been recruiting individuals to conduct reconnaissance of pre-determined targets, coordinating and transporting arms, ammunition and explosives to support the terrorists of Lashkar-e-Taiba and TRF to launch attacks on the security forces.
During the searches, digital devices and incriminating material used for fabrication of improvised explosive device, Jihadi literature and posters have been seized.
Based on these searches, two over ground workers of TRF, who were in contact with their Pakistan based handlers were arrested for providing logistic support for terrorist activities, spreading terrorist propaganda, radicalising and recruiting new members.