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Reasi terror attack: J-K Police make first arrest; accused suspected of providing logistics to terrorists

The Jammu and Kashmir Police made its first arrest in the Reasi terror attack case on Wednesday. According to officials, the accused is suspected of providing logistics to the terrorists.

Reported by:  PTC News Desk  Edited by:  Shgun S -- June 19th 2024 05:42 PM -- Updated: June 19th 2024 06:20 PM
Reasi terror attack: J-K Police make first arrest; accused suspected of providing logistics to terrorists

Reasi terror attack: J-K Police make first arrest; accused suspected of providing logistics to terrorists

Reasi terror attack:  The Jammu and Kashmir Police made its first arrest in the Reasi terror attack case on Wednesday. According to officials, the accused is suspected of providing logistics to the terrorists. 

"One person has been arrested in connection with the Reasi terror attack. Even though he's not the mastermind but played an important role in the attack," said Mohita Sharma, Reasi senior superintendent of police.


The arrested accused has been identified as Hakim Din, a resident of Rajouri. He is suspected to have provided logistics to the terrorists for the attack. 

On June 9, a bus carrying pilgrims from Shiv Khori cave shrine to Katra in Reasi district was attacked by terrorists in Teryath village in the Pouni area, killing nine people and injuring 33 others. 

On June 17, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) turned over the terror attack case to the National Investigation Agency (NIA). The decision was made at a high-level meeting chaired by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who directed security forces and intelligence agencies to "replicate the successes achieved in Kashmir valley against terrorism" in the Jammu region.

- PTC NEWS

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