PDP MLA driver held in connection with attack on Amarnath pilgrims

Srinagar, July 15: The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday arrested PDP MLA Aijaz Ahmad Mir’s driver in connection with the recent Amarnath Yatra terror attack on pilgrims.

PDP Mla
Touseef Ahmad was picked up by the police for questioning on Saturday.

Superintendent of Police (SP), Shopian, Ambarkar Shriram Dinkar, said: “Touseef was co-operating with the investigators. He was deputed as a driver some seven months ago from the security wing of the Jammu and Kashmir police. He has been detained in a terrorism-related case.”

Earlier in the week, seven people were killed and 20 others were injured after terrorists opened fire on a bus carrying pilgrims from Baltal to Mir Bazar around 8.20 p.m. on Monday night.

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