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NIA arrests fifth accused in 2017 Lethpora attack on CRPF

  • Written by News Age National Desk
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Featured NIA arrests fifth accused in 2017 Lethpora attack on CRPF NIA arrests fifth accused in 2017 Lethpora attack on CRPF

The National Investigation Agency has arrested the fifth accused in connection with a terror attack on the CRPF group centre at Lethpora village in Pulwama district in December 2017 that killed five personnel.

An NIA spokesperson said Irshad Ahmad Reshi was picked up from Pulwama in south Kashmir.

He was an overground worker of the proscribed Jaish-e-Mohammed terror group and a close associate of slain terrorist Noor Mohammad Tantray.

Irshad Ahmed Reshi will be produced before the Special NIA court, Jammu on Monday with a request for grant of police custody for further investigation.     

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