Kashmir unrest was orchestrated by Pakistan’s LeT, says NIA
New Delhi: In a fresh disclosure regarding the Kashmir unrest, the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) on Wednesday claimed the mayhem was being orchestrated by Pakistan’s terror outfit Lashkar-e-Tayyaba (LeT).
NIA said it was making the best of efforts to gather evidence of the group’s role in exacerbating the valley’s situation after poster boy of Hizbul Mujahideen Burhan Wani’s encounter killing.
Citing a confessional video clip of detained LeT terrorist Bahadur Ali, NIA Inspector General (IG) Sanjeev Singh told media persons that the terror outfit, with the help of Pakistani forces deployed on the border, had pushed well-armed militants into India with an aim to mix among the locals, create chaos and attack the police as well as other security forces.
In the video, 21-year-old Ali is seen spilling the beans on LeT’s role in the Kashmir unrest.
It may be mentioned that Ali, a resident of Lahore’s Raiwind town, was arrested on July 25 last from Handwara’s Yahama village in north Kashmir.
Furthermore, NIA also said it was trying to gather further evidence regarding LeT’s role in the ongoing turmoil in the valley for the last 33 days.