Uttar Pradesh: Sandip Kumar, a resident of Muzaffarnagar was detained by Jammu and Kashmir police officers in connection with the Lashkar-e-Taiba group. He is suspected to be a part of the group that attacked a police patrol and murdered six security personnel including SHO Firoz Dar.
While interacting with the media, J&K IGP Munir Khan went on to say: He (Sandeep) was a criminal, he got in touch with Lashkar through one Shakoor of Sopore…The militants of Lashkar took help of Sandeep to loot ATMs, and they also indulged in immoral activities in the villages.”
Khan further claimed the Lashkar was recruiting non-local criminals to carry out their terrorist activities in the Valley. Khan said Sandeep Sharma was apprehended from a house where Lashkar militants took shelter.