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Terrorist involved in killing of two Punjab residents in Srinagar arrested: Police

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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police Tuesday claimed to have solved the February 7 attack case in which two Punjab residents were killed stating that the terrorist Adil Manzoor Langoo of Srinagar has been arrested.

“Many suspects were picked up and clinching evidences led to the arrest of Adil Manzoor Langoo, who on the directions of a Pakistani handler had accepted to carry out attacks in Srinagar. DIG Central Kashmir had constituted a team led by SP to probe the case,” IGP Kashmir V K Bhirdi told reporters during a press conference as per news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), in Srinagar.

The IGP said that the slain Punjab residents were involved in wood work and were attacked in Shalla Kadal area of Shahed Gunj. “FIR was registered and a SIT was constituted by the DIG Central Kashmir. Police did field and technical analysis,” he said.

ADGP Law and Order J&K Vijay Kumar said that police will act tough against the Pakistani handlers who are locals but residing in Pakistan at present. “We are seizing the property of the local handlers who are sitting across and hiring locals here to carry out terrorist activities,” he said. About Adil Manzoor Langoo, the ADGP said that he is from Zaldagar area of Srinagar and follows Ahlihadith sect. “He was in touch with the Pakistani handler through social media, who had managed to provide him a pistol in January,” the ADGP said.

He said police are acting professionally to deal with incidents of terror activities in Kashmir. To a query about the presence of terrorists in Srinagar, he said that one local terrorist is active in Srinagar.

The ADGP J&K said that there are only 25 local terrorists active in Kashmir. “There are 25 to 30 foreign terrorists also active in Kashmir,” he said. He urged parents and teachers to keep the close watch on their children especially those who spent most of the time on Social Media use—(KNO)

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