NIA arrests Kishtwar resident for harbouring Hizb militants

NIA arrests Kishtwar resident for harbouring Hizb militants

Taraq Hussain Giri, a resident of Kishtwar district, was arrested on Wednesday on the charges of his alleged role in harbouring terrorists and providing logistic support to Hizb operatives in J&K, said a senior NIA official. Photo for representation purpose only

New Delhi, February 18

The NIA today said it had arrested a terrorist harbourer and logistics provider of Hizbul Mujahideen in a case pertaining to the snatching of a service rifle from the escort in-charge of the District Magistrate of Kishtwar in March 2019. Taraq Hussain Giri, a resident of Kishtwar district, was arrested on Wednesday on the charges of his alleged role in harbouring terrorists and providing logistic support to Hizb operatives in J&K, said a senior NIA official. The accused was remanded in police custody for five days by the Special NIA Court, Jammu. — TNS

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