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Arrested terrorist Bahadur Ali in NIA custody for 12 days

Updated: Jul 30, 2016 14:43 IST

New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): Arrested terrorist from Kupwara encounter Bahadur Ali was today remanded to National Investigation Agency (NIA) custody for 12 days by a Special NIA court.

Ali was captured by the security forces earlier on July 26 during an encounter with the infiltrators.

Ali's two accomplishes were killed in the encounter. The Army had recovered three AK-47 rifles, two pistols and Indian currency worth Rs. 23,000 from his possession.

Ali was the second Pakistani terrorist captured alive by Indian forces in the last two months in Kashmir, which has been hit by protests over the death of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani.

Ali, alias Saifullah had later confessed that he was from Jahama village of Raiwind in Lahore and he had entered Indian territory along with two other terrorists to exploit the unrest in Kashmir.

Ali also confessed that he had received terror training at Lashkar camp in Pakistan occupied Kashmir.

He was also trained for map reading and handling GPS devices. (ANI)