JeM carried recce near South Block, Central Secretariat, Mandi House, Lodhi Estate, Dariyaganj post Pulwama attacks

JeM recce in Delhi

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After the Pulwama attack in February 2019, some JeM Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists had carried out a recce in posh Delhi areas. This was done to attack high profile places in Delhi, according to the NIA charge sheet.

In a critical revelation, the charge sheet said that the JeM had carried out recce near-critical government facilities such as South Block and Central Secretariat for more attacks like that of Pulwama.

JeM members Sajjad Ahmad Khan, Tanvir Ahmad Ganie, Bilal Ahmad Mir and Muzzafar Ahmad Bhat were arrested in March from Old Delhi.

As per the NIA, JeM terrorist Ahmed Khan has disclosed during the interrogation that he had done the recce of South Block, Central Secretariat, Old Delhi, Civil Lines, BK Dutt Colony, Kashmiri Gate, Lodhi Estate, Dariyaganj and Mandi house at the behest of Jaish’s top commanders. Khan was arrested in March 2019 from Old Delhi.

On February 14, 40 CRPF men were killed in Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir. The incident happened when a vehicle carrying 100 kg explosives was rammed into the bus of the CRPF personnel. JeM had taken responsibility for the attack.

The suicide bomber was identified as 20-year-old Adil Ahmad Dar, also known as Adil Ahmad Gaadi Takranewala. He was a resident of Gundibagh village of Pulwama district of south Kashmir and a JeM member.

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