NIA arrests two persons in connection with Udhampur attack

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday confirmed the arrest of two persons in connection with the attack on a Border Security Force (BSF) convoy in Udhampur.

The NIA team along with the team of Jammu and Kashmir Police have arrested Khursheed Ahmed Ittoo and Fayaz Ahmed Ittoo alias Fayaz Welder from the Kashmir valley.

Investigation had revealed that Khursheed Ahmed Ittoo used his Maruti-800 car as pilot vehicle of the truck in which militants Mohammed Naveed and Noman travelled from Kashmir valley to Udhampur to execute the attack.

The NIA official release on the arrests stated that the entire conspiracy of Udhampur terrorist attack was executed in the house of Fayaz in Kudwani. The release further states that NIA would produce the arrested individuals before the Special court and seek order for their custodial interrogation.

In September, the NIA had announced a cash reward for four terrorists in connection with Udhampur terrorist attack.

A Pakistani LeT terrorist Mohd. Naveed was caught alive in the terror attack on BSF convoy on August 5th.