Pulwama: National Investigating Agency (NIA) has set free a youth from South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
Manzoor Ahmed Bhat, a resident of Tula Bagh Pampore was arrested by NIA in connection with deadly Lethpora attack that killed over 40 CRPF personnel.
He was also arrested for his alleged links with militant outfit Jiash-e-Muhammad. Police had also recovered a vehicle that belonged to a slain Jaish militant. However, during questioning at Jammu, he proved innocent and was set free by the NIA.
Meanwhile, NIA questioned a detainee Muhammad Yousuf Chopan, a driver by profession. Yousuf, a resident of Midora Tral has been arrested by Awantipora Police and is involved a case vide FIR number 49/2019, under section 18,19,20, 48 Unlawful Activities Act. He is currently facing detention under Public Safety Act at Kotbhalwal Jail and was brought at Police Station Awantipora for questioning.
Reports said that Yousuf was questioned by NIA in connection with militancy related cases. (KNT)