MLA’s cop driver held

THE HANS INDIA |   Jul 16,2017 , 04:04 AM IST


Srinagar: The SIT probing Monday’s Amarnath Yatra terror attack has arrested a local policeman on suspicion of aiding terrorists strike the bus on July 10, killing seven pilgrims. 

“The SIT is questioning a ruling PDP legislator since the arrested policeman, identified as Touseef Ahmad of state security wing, was posted on the legislator’s personal security (driver),” police sources said. 

The policeman belonging to Pulwama district was picked up on Thursday by the SIT following a phone intercept. The intercept is based on the policeman’s conversation with a handler of the Lashkar-e-Taiba.