September 12, 2012

Mehrajuddin Dand, Kandahar hijack suspect, arrested in Jammu and Kashmir

NDTV - ‎ 5 hrs 50min ago

Srinagar: Mehrajuddin Dand, the militant operating in Jammu and Kashmir for over 20 years, has been arrested by the police.Mehrajuddin alias Javed was arrested in the Kishtwar district.He is suspected to be involved in many terror activities including the Kandahar plane hijack and several other blasts across the country. In the Kandahar hijack, he had reportedly provided fake travel documents and logistical support to the hijackers.Mehrajuddin is also believed to be a top man of the Pakistan's intelligence agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and an important fund raiser.Sources say he was among the first group of Hizbul Mujahideen that crossed into Pakistan for training.

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