NEW DELHI: Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist Bahadur Ali's was questioned by NIA and Intelligence Bureau on Thursday. The interrogation disclosed that “how Pakistan-based terrorists after infiltrating into India through the line of control manage to dodge Indian security forces for days, sometimes months without any problem.”
Various infiltration routes used by LeT, Jaish-eMohammad and Hizb-ul-Mujahideen in North Kashmir have been recognized by the Indian agencies -NIA and intelligence bureau. In the interrogation, it was also highlighted that how terrorists make use of modus operandi. Also, how they conceal in jungles for months and continuously receive aid in the form of food, shelter and logistics by locals.
Few days back, LeT operator Ali attacked the crowds of Kashmir with grenades which killed many people. Ali received training in LeT camps through which he was able to attack on India in June 11-12 this year.
TOI report stated that, “They left LeT detachment in Mandaukli village near Muzaffarabad on June 8, accompanied by Amir (head) of the camp Abu Haider. Haider made Saad head of the group of three who were to `wage jihad' in India.”
"Around June 11-12, Haider and one more person Marshad guided and escorted us to border for crossing over to India. Each of us were given a backpack consisting of 20 rotis, dates, almonds, compass, night vision device, GPS, map, matrix sheets (with coded targets), unicode sheets, wireless sets, two sets of salwar kameez, medicines, AK-47 with 5 magazines having 30 rounds of live ammunition each, and extra ammunition. Haider gave Rs 30,000 each to Saad and Darda and Rs 23,000 to me for meeting our expenses," Ali claimed.
"We typically travelled in the wee hours till 9-10 am in the morning, rested during the day and resumed our journey between 5-6 pm and travelled till midnight. We reached a village – Vadar around June 2021," says Ali.
Ali said, “They were given grid reference codes on phones to reach a particular destination.” He claimed that he got disconnected with Saad and Darda on June 22.
"I spent three days near GR point 8 given by control room in Muzaffarabad.I got food from one Bakarwal (tribe on mountains) and then shifted to jungle near Village Mokam. There one person provided me food," he said.
Control room of LeT notified him that he will meet four other "boys" at a location given to him. Ali said, “He had met one of them in Pakistan as well.