Zakir Moosa, the chief of Pakistan based Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind terror outfit with cells in Kashmir and links to Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) has recently been spotted in Punjab. Intelligence agencies informed the Punjab police about his movements near Amritsar.
“We had inputs about his (Zakir Moosa’s) movements near Amritsar. So we have released wanted posters of him to make public aware and have requested them to tell us if they have any information,” said Gurdaspur police officer Swarandeep Singh.
The Punjab Police are on their toes after the intelligence agencies had issued a letter stating that seven members of the terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed were believed to be sighted in Ferozepur. After receipt of the information. the state has been put on high alert.
“We had inputs that some Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists have infiltrated in Punjab through Ferozepur, so we have taken precautionary measures. Extra forces have been deployed along the border. Checking of vehicles is underway,” the officer said.
On November 5, the Punjab Police arrested two students associated with Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, in connection with Maqsudan Police Station hand-grenade blasts case of 14 September.
The outfit is headed by Zakir Moosa, also known as Zakir Rashid Bhat, who masterminded and guided the attack, involving Shahid Qayoom and Fazil Bashir, who were students of ST Soldier College of Engineering and Technology in Jalandhar.
Very soon this terrorist is going to be hunted down.