Terrorist Bahadur Ali who was arrested during Kupwara encounter by security forces on July 26 was remanded to National Investigation Agency (NIA) custody for 12 days by a Special NIA court.
Two of Ali’s accomplices were killed in the encounter. Army had recovered three AK-47 rifles, two pistols and Indian currency worth Rs. 23,000 from his possession.
Ali has confessed that he had received terror training at Lashkar camp in Pakistan occupied Kashmir.
NIA on Wednesday addressed a press conference in Delhi on the captured terrorist Bahadur Ali:
#We have collected all kinds of evidences. Bahadur Ali was directed to take advantage of current situation in Kashmir.
#Recovered articles show that terrorist was provided great refs in codes. It shows very highly trained people trained him: NIA on Bahadur Ali.
# Future investigation is continuing in regards with Bahadur Ali's disclosure of the role of LeT in the current unrest in Kashmir.
# Bahadur Ali was recruited by Jamaat-ud-Dawa, subsequently LeT radicalised him.
# Bahadur Ali underwent all three training process organised by LeT.
# Bahadur Ali said that there were 30-50 trainees at training camps of LeT from different parts of the countries including Afghanistan, Pak.
#Bahadur Ali said that there were a few army officers in civilian clothes who checked their preparedness with a check-list.
# Bahadur Ali crossed into Indian side on either 11th or 12th June along with two LeT cadres.
#When Haider was approaching LOC, barbed wire fencing, he was constantly communicating with somebody.