Arrested teacher who recruited Bengal girl into Lashkar planned violent jihad in India

New Delhi, Apr 16: The National Investigation Agency has arrested a recruiter belonging to the Lashkar-e-Tayiba. 

The case relates to the arrest of one Tania Mondal by the West Bengal police for her association with the Lashkar-e-Tayiba. The arrested person, Altaf Ahmed Rather, a school teacher from Bandipora was a sympathiser of the outfit. 

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Local Lashkar-e-Tayiba and foreign terrorist behind Sopore terror attack

New Delhi, Mar 30: The Lashkar-e-Tayiba may be behind the terror attack at Sopore, Jammu and Kashmir that took place on Monday.

The probe indicates that local Lashkar-e-Tayiba operative, Mudasir Pandit along with a foreign terrorist may be involved in the attack in which a councillor and a policeman were killed.

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NIA arrests 4 drug traffickers who supplied funds for Lashkar’s operations

New Delhi, Mar 02: The National Investigation Agency has arrested four persons in connection with a narco-terror case in Handwara.

The case was originally registered by the Jammu and Kashmir police after a vehicle was intercepted. During the search Rs 20 lakh along with 2 kilograms of heroin was seized. 

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Dr Sabeel charged: There is no connection between low education, poverty and Islamic terror

New Delhi, Feb 23: The National Investigation Agency on Monday filed a supplementary against Dr. Sabeel Ahmed and another person in connection with a terror conspiracy case. Part of a Lashkar-e-Tayiba, the duo along with others were planning on killing Hindu leaders in Karnataka, Maharashtra and Telangana.

Ahmed is the brother of Kafeel Ahmed, who was the Glasgow bomber. Both sons are from a affluent family, highly educated, lived in a plush locality of Bengaluru. 

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Top terrorist associated with Lashkar’s proxy TRF wanted for killing of BJP leaders arrested

New Delhi, Feb 13: The Jammu and Kashmir police have arrested a Lashkar-e-Tayiba terrorist involved in the killing of 3 BJP activists last year in Kulgam.

The Anantnag police in a midnight operation made the arrest in the Samba Sector with the help of the local police. The arrested operative has been identified as Zahoor Ahmad Rather.

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The Imam of Jihadis: Why Pakistan’s actions against Lakhvi are just an eye-wash

New Delhi, Jan 09: On Friday a Pakistan court sentenced Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, the operational commander of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba to 5 years in jail and also ordered him to pay a fine.

He was found guilty of extending financial help to terrorists through various umbrella businesses. He was convicted for running a dispensary as a cover for terror funding.

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Saeed to Lakhvi: Arrests in Pakistan more protective than preventive

New Delhi, Jan 05: Last year in October just before the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) met, Pakistan decided to jail Lashkar-e-Tayiba chief, Hafiz Saeed.

This year it was no different and before the FATF plenary votes to decide whether Pakistan remains on the grey list or is moved to black list, Pakistan arrested the operational commander and one of the masterminds of the Mumbai 26/11 attack, Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi. 

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India gears up as ISI’s Lashkar plots bombings with Chinese commercial drones

New Delhi, Jan 01: The Indian Intelligence agencies have flagged threats posed by the Chinese commercial drones being used by the ISI backed Lashkar-e-Tayiba to ferry firearms into Indian territory.

There have been several instances when the drones from Pakistan have dropped off arms, ammunition and drugs into Indian territory. However the Intelligence Bureau has warned that in addition to this, the drones that are capable of carrying loads could be used to bomb targets closer to the border.

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In Bengal, Shah takes stock of probe into terror cases during meeting with NIA officials

Kolkata, Dec 21: Union Home Minister, Amit Shah during his visit to West Bengal met with officers of the National Investigation Agency and took stock of the terror related cases registered by the agency in the state. Shah during his meeting with DIG Deepak Kumar and other NIA officials sought details of the cases registered in the state.

The NIA had recently busted a Lashkar-e-Tayiba module in Bengal. The module was Pakistan sponsored and in busting the same, the agency averted major strikes.

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Pak to pay Lakhvi Rs 1.5 lakh a month following UN approval

New Delhi, Dec 11: The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) 1267 sanctions committee has allowed payment of Pakistan Rs 1.5 lakh per month to Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, the operational commander of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba and one of the masterminds of the 26/11 attack. Lakhvi, following the attacks in Mumbai was listed under the 1267 committee as a terrorist.

He has been out on bail since 2015. The monthly payment to Lakhvi would cover expenses relating to food, medicines, public utility charges, transportation and lawyer fee. 

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