HM man wanted in J&K police officer's murder held at Delhi airport

New Delhi


A 28-year-old Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM) terrorist wanted in the murder of CID Intelligence Officer of the Jammu and Kashmir Police was arrested from Indira Gandhi International Airport, police said on Tuesday.

"The team of Special Cell of Delhi Police arrested Ansar-Ul-Haqe with the help of local intelligence. We received a tip-off that Haqe will come to Delhi airport from Bengaluru and will go to Srinagar," said Deputy Commissioner of Police Pramod Singh Kushwah.

A trap was on Tuesday laid and the team arrested him from Terminal-3 of IGI-Airport", said Kushwah.

"During investigation, it came to notice that Haqe was swiftly changing his hideouts and shifted to Mumbai and thereafter to Bengaluru", Kushwah said.

"Haqe along with his accomplices had killed Jammu and Kashmir police Sub-inspector Imtiyaz Ahmad Mir on October 30 when he was abducted from his car. He was travelling in his car on his way home in Pulwama", he added.-IANS