Two more accused in Udhampur attack sent to police custody

Jammu: A Jammu court on Sunday sent two more accused in the August 5 Udhampur terror attack to 14 days’ police custody, an official said.

Khursheed Ahmad Ittoo and Fayaz Ahmad Ittoo – both residents of Srinagar – were presented before the 3rd Additional District and Sessions Judge in Jammu by an NIA team.

“The court remanded the two accused to 14 days’ police custody,” a police officer told IANS.

Pakistani terrorist Naveed Ahmad and three other accused are already in judicial custody here in connection with the case.

Naveed along with another Pakistani terrorist Noman, both members of Pakistan-based terror group Lashkar-e-Toiba, attacked a BSF vehicle in Udhampur on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway on August 5.

Noman was killed in the attack while Naveed was apprehended by villagers.

Two BSF troopers were killed and 12 others were injured in the attack.