New Delhi, Aug 02: Jaish-e-Mohammad chief, Maulana Masood Azhar is undeniably one of the most protected persons in Pakistan. The history of the terrorist who is an accused in the 2001 Parliament attack and 2019 Pulwama bombing case is an interesting one considering the lengths Pakistan goes to protect him.
A Times Now Navbharat report said that Pakistan’s deep state continues to provide a safe haven for several terrorists including Azhar. The report said that Azhar has two houses in Pakistan’s Bahawalpur with one located next to the Osman-O-Ali-Masjid and the National Orthopaedic and General Hospital.
New Delhi, July 06: Some media reports have claimed that an officer of the Superintendent of Police rank in the National Investigation Agency had claimed dubious bills.
The report claims that the NIA officer posted in Jammu and Kashmir had submitted bill amounting to Rs 2 lakh to the agency for reimbursement. It says that the officer had joined the NIA in June 2018 and was part of the team that investigated the Pulwama attack. He had submitted travelling and daily allowance bills multiple times in 2019 after which the said amount was credited into his bank account.
New Delhi, Feb 26: On February 26 2019, the Indian Air Force hit a Jaish-e-Mohammad training facility in Balakot, Pakistan to avenge the Pulwama attack in which 40 CRPF jawans were martyred.
In a daring pre-dawn operation the IAF took down the training facility that had been mapped by the intelligence years ago. Former officer with the Research and Analysis Wing, Amar Bhushan told OneIndia that while the facility had been mapped over one and half decades back, it required a strong leadership with guts to hit the facility.
New Delhi, Oct 30: In a sensational admission, a senior Pakistani minister on Thursday admitted that Pakistan was responsible for the deadly Pulwama terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir in 2019 that brought the two countries to the brink of war.
“Humne Hindustan ko ghus ke maara (We hit India in their home). Our success in Pulwama, is a success of this nation under the leadership of Imran Khan. You and us are all part of that success,” Science & Technology Minister Fawad Chaudhry said in the National Assembly during a debate.
New Delhi, Aug 31: Shakir Bashir was one of the most active among the locals part of the Pulwama attack. Bashir ran a furniture shop on the Jammu-Srinagar highway and played a key role in the Pulwama attack in which 40 CRPF jawans were martyred.
New Delhi, Aug 28: The chargesheet filed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in connection with the Pulwama attack says that the money which was used for the attack was credited in the Meezan Bank in Peshwar, Pakistan.
Meezan on its website says it is a premier Islamic bank which 800 branches across Pakistan. It further says that it has the widest range of Halal Banking products and an internationally renowned Shariah Board.
New Delhi, Aug 27: The Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists had spent Rs 6 lakh on the procurement of explosives and the Maruti Eeco car that was used in the Pulwama attack.
The National Investigation Agency in its chargesheet filed on Thursday before a special court in Jammu said that Rs 10 lakh had been received by Mohammad Umar Farooq, nephew of the JeM chief, Maulana Masood Azhar for carrying out the attack.
The NIA learnt that Rs 10 lakh in Pakistan currency was credited into the three accounts of Farooq, who is the main accused in the case. The money was credited in the Mezaan Bank in Pakistan days before the attack.
New Delhi, Aug 27: The Jaish-e-Mohammad had planned on eulogising the Pulwama bomber Adil Dar and use his clips to inspire the youth of Kashmir. Further a massive propaganda programme was being planned to use images showing the bodies of the martyred CRPF jawans, who lost their lives in the attack.
The National Investigation Agency’s chargesheet in the Pulwama attack details the chat transcripts between the terrorists who plotted and executed the attack. Most of the data had been deleted and it was with the help of the forensics department that the agency managed to retrieve the data.